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Interpol Tracks Zakayev

Interpol will not give up on tracking the movements of Akhmed Zakayev, a Britain-based former Chechen rebel envoy who was placed on the international wanted list on Russian terrorism charges, the agency’s general secretary said Monday, RIA-Novosti reported.

Zakayev was briefly detained by Polish police on Sept. 17 after attending the World Chechen Congress in Warsaw, but he was later released and returned to London.

Interpol will request any country Zakayev travels to to arrest him, Roland Noble said.

The head of the Russian bureau of Interpol, Timur Lakhonin, said Zakayev’s release was ordered not by local police but by a court, over which Interpol has no leverage, RIA-Novosti reported.

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