Libya’s PM says his government intends not to extradite Al-Senussi to the US

The Libyan Prime Minister of the government of National Unity (GNU), Abdul Hamid Dbeibah, has pointed out that his government doesn’t intend to hand over the Gaddafi-era chief of intelligence, Abdullah Al-Senussi to the United States.

Speaking to Saudi Arabia-based Al-Arabiya TV Channel, Dbeibah said his government “aims to take Libya off the lists of terrorism.” He also urged Gaddafi’s son, Saif Al-Islam, to surrender to the International Criminal Court (ICC).

Libya’s Government of National Unity (GNU) has abruptly halted the extradition of Abdullah Al-Senussi, Muammar Gaddafi’s most trusted aide and the country’s spy chief at the time of Gaddafi’s fall – who is also  Gaddafi’s brother-in-law-, this week for fear of public anger following an earlier handover of a former senior Libyan intelligence operative, Abu Agila Masud Al-Mariami, The Guardian revealed on Friday.


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