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Panel OKs Extradition Pact

From Reuters

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted today 15 to 2 to approve a new U.S.-British extradition treaty making it easier for Britain to bring suspected Irish terrorists to trial.

The treaty was sent to the full Senate, where a two-thirds majority would be needed for approval. The committee also voted to approve $20 million over two years in aid for Northern Ireland.


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