UK rejects foreign trial for Litvinenko poisoning suspect Michael Sung at 2:52 PM ET
[JURIST] The UK Prime Minister's Office [official website] on Wednesday formally rejected any possible proposal to try Andrei Lugovoy [JURIST news archive] for the poisoning-murder of former KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko [BBC profile; BBC timeline] in a foreign court or on foreign soil. Spokesperson for the prime minister, Michael Ellam, clarified his earlier statement [press briefing] that "we want the trial to be in a British Court," adding in the afternoon that the British government wants the trial to be also on British soil.
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