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Abu Qatada: Theresa May outlines new treaty with Jordan

The government has signed a mutual assistance treaty with Jordan to ensure that radical cleric Abu Qatada can be deported, Theresa May has told MPs.

The home secretary said the treaty had guarantees on fair trials within it.

It comes after she failed to get the case referred to the Supreme Court to reverse a ruling that the radical cleric could face an unfair trial if sent to Jordan to face terror charges.

Tom Symonds reports.

  • 24 Apr 2013
  • From the section UK
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