Turkey sent Belgian airport suspect to the Netherlands
Koen Geens, the Belgian Minister of Justice, has said that Ibrahim El Bakraoui was sent back to the Netherlands by Turkey in 2015 at his own request. He confirmed an earlier statement about this made by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
El Bakraoui is one of the terror suspects who blew himself up a few days ago at Brussels airport. Geens said that this was not an extradition, but rather a repatriation. The Dutch Ministry of Security and Justice has announced that it will check whether this information is true.