December 09, 2023

Hungary to extradite South Korean over raid on North Korean Embassy in Spain

Unnamed man accused of committing array of crimes during raid by activist group Free Joseon in Feb. 2019

Hungary must extradite a South Korean citizen to Spain for his alleged involvement in the 2019 raid of the North Korean Embassy in Madrid, a court in Budapest has ruled.

The Metropolitan Court of Budapest has ordered the government to surrender the unnamed man who is the subject of a European arrest warrant issued by the Fifth Court of Madrid, according to a statement by the Hungarian court on Wednesday.