US would handle an extradition request for Brazil’s Bolsonaro ‘expeditiously’ – official

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A senior U.S. official declined on Wednesday at a Senate hearing to comment on the status in the United States of former far-right Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, but said any such request from Brazil would be handled “expeditiously.” Speaking at a Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the future of relations with Brazil, Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Brian Nichols said: “We would handle any request from the Brazilian government expeditiously.” Nichols did not comment on a request for a six-month visa to remain in the United States by Bo…

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