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Valentin Hristov arrested in Greece over the death of 18 migrants

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Valentin Hristov, who is wanted on a European Arrest Warrant over the deaths of 18 migrants, has been detained in Greece, the BNT reported. The man was arrested near the Turkey-Greece border, on the road connecting Alexandroupoli and the border checkpoint "Captain Petko Voyvoda". 

Valentin Hristov will be extradited to Bulgaria within two months at the request of the Bulgarian Prosecutor's Office. Until then, he will remain in a Greek prison.

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