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The Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation refused to extradite the Montenegrin citizen who was granted a refugee status

The Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation refused to extradite the Montenegrin citizen who was granted a refugee status

01 november 2017, 16:04

The Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation has considered a request of the Ministry of Justice of Montenegro for the extradition of its citizen Mr. Nikic with a view to his criminal prosecution.

In accordance with the Federal law “On Refugees” Mr. Nikic was found a refugee in the Russian Federation.

Given the above the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation pursuant to the provisions of the European Convention on Extradition of 13.12.1957 refused the request of the Montenegrin authorities.

The information on the decision made was sent to the Minister of Justice of Montenegro.