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U.S. Department of State Daily Press Briefing
Adam Ereli, Deputy Spokesman
Washington, DC
August 19, 2004

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QUESTION: A new topic. It's a little bit old, but I asked to see if we could recycle it. This is about -- this is about Chechnya and the Chechen -- the self-declared Chechen foreign minister, Mr. Akhmadov. Russia's pretty upset about the U.S. decision to give him asylum, has repeatedly asked for his extradition. What was the reason behind the U.S. Government's decision to drop its objection to the immigration court in Boston?


MR. ERELI: Let me just say two things to this. One is that asylum decisions are made by the courts, and as far as the reasoning or decisions of the U.S. Government on this, I'd refer you to the Department of Homeland Security.

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