Interpol issues ‘red notice’ for fugitive Iraq VP

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Interpol has put Iraq’s fugitive Sunni vice president on its most-wanted list after issuing Tuesday a so-called ‘red notice’ for Tariq al-Hashemi, who is currently in Turkey. The Lyon, France-based organization said on its website the move came at the request of the government in Baghdad. Iraq has charged al-Hashemi – one of the nation’s highest-ranking Sunni politicians – with terrorism, accusing him of guiding and financing death squads that targeted government…

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