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Cyprus orders plane hijacking suspect extradited to Egypt

A Cypriot court ruled on Friday that an Egyptian man accused of hijacking a plane and diverting it to Cyprus can be extradited to Cairo for his alleged crimes. Nicosia District Court judge Dona Constantinou was satisfied that Seif al-Din Mohamed Mostafa, 58, would get a fair trial in Egypt and would not be persecuted for his political beliefs. "I have no doubt that the offences described in the extradition request are offences which can constitute an extradition order," the judge's ruling said.
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