MESOP FLASH : Alleged PKK figure to be extradited to Germany from Sweden

STOCKHOLM,—  18 April 2016 – An alleged senior figure of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), who had been the subject of an international arrest warrant and caught in Stockholm, will be extradited to Germany in 15 days, a Swedish court has ruled.The suspect, Zeki Eroğlu, had been the subject of a red notice by the German Federal Prosecution Office since 2014 for allegedly being one of the senior figures of the organization in Germany between 2012 and 2014. Eroğlu requested political asylum in Sweden, Anadolu Agency reported on April 17.