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Ratko Mladic deemed fit for extradition to UN tribunal | guardian.co.uk

Efforts to put Europe’s most-wanted war crimes suspect on trial in the Hague have crossed their first hurdle with a Belgrade court ruling that Ratko Mladic is fit to be extradited. A spokeswoman said the court determined Mladic was well enough to stand trial despite claims from his defence team that the 69-year old is in poor health.

The ruling clears the way for Mladic to be transfered to the international criminal tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, where he faces 15 charges including genocide and murder.

Read more here: Ratko Mladic deemed fit for extradition to UN tribunal | World news | guardian.co.uk.

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