The Austrian Ministry of Justice will consider whether the extradition of the oligarch Dmytro Firtash is in line with national interests. This is reported by the Deutsche Welle.
“The issue of extradition of the Ukrainian businessman is now pending by the foreign policy department of the country, which will formulate the official position of the Ministry of Justice. In accordance with Austrian law, the Minister of Justice must make decisions taking into account the interests and international obligations of the Republic of Austria,” the statement reads.
From this very perspective, the issue of extradition must be considered by the Foreign Ministry.