Morocco said it was "surprised by the publication of information, without any verification and lack of clarity" about the stay in the kingdom in 2015 of a Saudi citizen.
The Kingdom of Morocco is surprised by the publication by the American and French media of information, without any verification and lack of clarity, about the stay in Morocco in 2015 of a Saudi Arabian, Ben Bandaz Ben Mohamed Al Souad, Beni communiqué of the Ministry of Justice . The Ministry of Justice wishes to make the following comments in this respect:
– This is Turki Ben Bandar and Mohamed Al Souad, arrested on 11/11/2015 at the Mohammed V Airport border post, under an international arrest warrant.
– The court of cassation of Rabat, the highest court in Morocco, the only court with jurisdiction over extradition, ruled in this case by judgment 2209/3. According to this judgment, the Saudi nationality was delivered to Saudi Arabia on 16 November 2015.
Morocco would like to remind that all rendition deliveries are always based on a judicial decision, in accordance with international procedures and in full compliance with national legislation guaranteeing the fundamental rights and freedoms of all persons.