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US: Brittan letter to US Attorney General (UK/US extradition treaty) [would be “very difficult” to agree to US request for removal of Article IV on refusal to extradite where offence is punishable by death] [declassified Dec 2014]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/1656 f36
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Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 3pp
Themes: Judiciary, European Union (general), Foreign policy (general discussions), Foreign policy (USA), Law & order, Northern Ireland, Terrorism, British relations with the US