Paris attacks suspect Abdeslam 'to oppose' extradition to France

Key Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam will fight his extradition to France from Belgium where he was formally charged Saturday with “terrorist murder” after his dramatic capture in central Brussels. French President Francois Hollande said shortly after Abdeslam’s arrest Friday that he wanted to see him transferred to France as quickly as possible to face prosecution for the deadly attacks claimed by the Islamic State group. “I can already tell you that we will oppose his extradition,” Abdeslam’s lawyer Sven Mary told reporters at federal police headquarters in Brussels.

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