Another hearing in the case of Alexandr Pavlov
In Central Investigation Court No 6, another hearing was conducted in the case of Alexandr Pavlov. During the hearing, which was held on 1 June, the judge stated there was no reason to believe that the Spanish government had the intention of granting him asylum by virtue of a decision on the continuation of the procedure of his extradition.
The case of Alexandr Pavlov was resumed after the Spanish court received new documents submitted by Kazakhstan for his extradition. Also in May, Spain's National Intelligence Service (Centro Nacional de Inteligencia) prepared a report which noted that Alexander Pavlov, because of the charges in connection with the preparation of terrorist acts on the territory of Kazakhstan, poses a threat to the national security of Spain. This report was only an advisory conclusion resorted by the Spanish authorities, when considering his political asylum application. According to Pavlov’s advocates who had access to the report, it does not contain any specific information about terrorism, but only reiterates the allegations officially presented by the Kazakh side. Alexandr Pavlov was not given an opportunity to provide alternative information. The report also states that one of the reasons behind the request for Alexandr Pavlov‘s extradition is the intention of Kazakh secret services to interrogate him in connection with the case of BTA Bank. The main suspect accused in that case is the Kazakh opposition activist Mukhtar Ablyazov.
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28Court Dismisses Kazakhstan’s Complaint regarding the Release of Alexander Pavlov on Bail
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