RUDAW: Sweden extradites Kurdish refugee to Turkey amid NATO bid

Sweden on Friday extradited a Kurdish refugee to Turkey as Ankara keeps pressuring the Nordic country to meet its demands in return for NATO membership. The refugee is among dozens of people wanted in Turkey for terror-related charges, according to Turkish state media.

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Mahmut Tat, a bus driver in Turkey’s Kurdish city of Dersim, sought asylum in Sweden in 2015 after being sentenced at home for six years and 10 months for alleged links to the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK). His name is among those people wanted by Ankara.

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