Swiss Won’t Decide on Polanski Extradition Until 2010

Director will remain under house arrest at Gstaad chalet

Last Updated: December 16, 2009 @ 10:18 AM

Switzerland will decide next year whether to extradite film director Roman Polanski to the United States for sentencing over a 1977 case of unlawful sex with a minor, the Justice Ministry said on Wednesday.

"There will be nothing more this year. At the earliest we’ll make an announcement early next year as to whether the criteria for extradition have been met," said Folco Galli, a spokesman for the Justice Ministry.

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