June 14, 2024

Greek Supreme Administrative Court Postpones Vinnik's Extradition to US

The Supreme Administrative Court of Greece suspended the extradition of Alexander Vinnik to the United States or Russia in connection witha hunger strike and a deterioration in the health of a Russian citizen.

"Chairman of the fourth departmentThe State Council ordered to temporarily suspend the execution of the decision to extradite Alexander Vinnik to France, the USA or Russia, recognizing the danger that Vinnik will face if he is extradited, ”said Vinnik’s lawyer Zoe Konstantopulu.

According to her, the court also took into account the fact that the hunger strike declared by Vinnik after signing the decree on his extradition has already lasted four days.

“On the side of Alexander the right, the law,international conventions and the constitution of our country. There are mechanisms against it that can destroy human existence, which do not take into account either the constitution, international conventions or laws. These mechanisms are expected to be secretly launched in order to reverse the court decision, ”Konstantopulu said.

Let us remind you that, according to the agreement signed on December 20According to the resolution, Alexander Vinnik must be transferred to France, the USA or Russia, in descending order of priority. However, apparently, the French police were not even going to take Vinnik away, so US representatives should be next in line.