An Italian court has issued Europe-wide arrest warrants for 22 suspected CIA agents accused of helping to kidnap a Muslim cleric in Milan in 2003.
The suspects are accused of abducting Osama Mustafa Hassan, also known as Abu Omar, without Italian permission, and flying him to Egypt for interrogation (read: torture).
The new warrants allow for the suspects' detention anywhere in the 25-nation EU, a prosecutor said.
The authorities had already issued arrest orders within Italy.
Correspondents say the case has soured relations between Washington and Rome.
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