24 suspects handed over to Saudi Arabia [Archives:2005/828/Front Page]

March 28 2005

Yasser Mohammed Al-Mayyasi
An official source at the ministry of interior confirmed that interior ministries in Yemen and Saudi Arabia had conducted high-level contacts for handing over 24 Saudi nationals to Saudi authorities. The Saudi nationals are wanted by the government of Saudi Arabia for being involved in different security issues.

The source said the Yemeni Interior Ministry sent a letter to Prince Nayef Bin Abdulaziz Saudi Interior Minister with respect to the arrangement of the extradition of the suspects to the government of Saudi Arabia in the following days.

The Yemeni Ministry of Interior had captured those suspects inside Yemeni territories. Handing over of those persons is arranged as part of the security agreement signed by the two countries, particularly regarding the extradition of the wanted and criminals of the two countries.