02/07/2013

Jordan's Official Gazette Publishes UK Treaty

The Jordian government's Official Gazette has printed the treaty between the country and the UK, which paves the way for the deportation of Abu Qatada.

The publication of the treaty is part of the official process towards ratifying the document. An exchange of diplomatic letters will happen next.

It is understood that Security Minister James Brokenshire said that while further steps are required, the goal is to have Qatada on a plane to Jordan as soon as possible.

(MH/JP)

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