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Italy: Removal of head of intelligence services allegedly involved in CIA abduction

On 20 November, the Italian Cabinet removed the Director of the Italian Intelligence and Security Services, General Nicolò Pollari, alleged to have assisted the CIA in the abduction of an Egyptian, Abu Omar in Milan in 2003. In October, prosecutors announced the completion of their investigation into the abduction. They continued pressing for the extradition of 26 Americans believed to be CIA agents allegedly involved in the rendition of Abu Omar to Egypt.

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