Saturday 19 December 2020

Egypt demands Italy Extradite Persons Accused of Smuggling Antiquities

Middle East Monitor: The Egyptian government has called on INTERPOL and the Italian authorities to hand over Italian diplomats Ladislav Otakar Sakakal, former consul of Italy in Luxor, and Massimiliano Spunzelli, the economic and commercial diplomatic attaché at the Italian embassy in Cairo on charges of smuggling antiquities. Sakakal was sentenced to 15 years' imprisonment and fined one million Egyptian pounds for smuggling nearly 22,000 artifacts into Italy duringthe period between 2016 and 2018. Italy has demanded the extradition of the killers of researcher Giulio Regeni.

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