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Croatia issues extradition request for head of MOL Group

The Hungarian government has criticised Croatia over tactics used

Since joining the EU on 1 July, Croatia has become embroiled in a fight over extradition: it's issued an extradition request for the head of MOL Group, Hungary’s state-controlled energy company. On October 2, the Hungarian government and MOL issued furious denunciations of Croatia over its tactics regarding a long-simmering battle over Croatian energy firm INA, which is almost 50% owned by the Hungarian company. The previous day, Croatia confirmed it had issued Interpol and European arrest warrants for MOL's chief executive, Zsolt Hernadi, in connection with a bribery case. The request followed Hernadi’s non-appearance for a hearing in a case brought by Croatia's anti-corruption bureau, th

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