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June 12, 2014 11:02 am

Suspected Brussels Jewish Museum Killer Agrees to Belgium Trial

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Mehdi Nemmouche, 29, is suspected of shooting and killing four people at the Jewish Museum of Belgium in Brussels (pictured). Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

RFI – Suspected Brussels Jewish Museum gunman Mehdi Nemmouche said he would not oppose extradition to Belgium if Brussels pledged not to hand him on to another country. A French court decreed that the decision will be taken on 26 June. The 24 May shooting claimed the lives of four people, a Belgian, a French national and two Israelis.

In a hearing of about 45 minutes Nemmouche said he would not oppose extradition to Belgium if he has a commitment that he will not be extradited from Belgim to “another country”. But his lawyer, Apolin Pepiezip, said Nemmouche would prefer to face trial in France, as he had previously argued.

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