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Spain/Portugal: Investigations start into CIA rendition flights

On 5 February, a Portuguese Prosecutor announced the start of investigations into stopovers made in Portugal by suspected CIA rendition flights. Another investigation into CIA rendition flights is taking place in Spain. Following an order by a high court judge, the Government agreed to declassify and deliver documents held by its intelligence agency on secret CIA rendition flights. The documents reportedly include details of stopovers by CIA flights transporting terrorist suspects through the Islands of Mallorca and Tenerife.

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