Former head of Syrian Air Force Intelligence, Jamil al-Hassan. (Social media)
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The notorious former head of Syrian Air Force Intelligence, Jamil al-Hassan, received cardiac treatment at the American University of Beirut Medical Center last month, the German news site Der Spiegel Online has reported.The report, published online Wednesday, said Hassan had been brought to AUBMC in June under a pseudonym after suffering a heart attack in Syria.The doctor said Hassan was released from AUBMC sometime around July 21 .Germany had submitted an extradition request for Hassan to Lebanese authorities in February after receiving information that he was being treated at the university's cardiology department, the report said.Justice Minister Albert Serhan could not be reached for comment on whether any extradition requests for Hassan had been submitted to the Lebanese state.
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