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Warrant for ex-Catalan leaders is withdrawn

  • Germany has said it would only extradite Carles Puigdemont for embezzlement and not rebellion as Spain wanted

The Supreme Court has withdrawn arrest warrants for six ex-Catalan leaders in Europe, including Carles Puigdemont, after Germany said it would only extradite him for embezzlement and not rebellion as Spain wanted.

The judge in Spain criticised the German court's "lack of commitment".