Gov't waives immunity from persons on interest in John Ashe scandal

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The government says it has agreed to waive all diplomatic immunity for any individuals the who US authorities may wish to question in relation to the John Ashe bribery scandal.
A release from the Prime Minister’s office says a request was made from the government of the United States of America for assistance with regard to ongoing criminal proceedings.
The case is being prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York.
The late, John Ashe was the former President of the UN General Assembly. He was arrested on several charges related to bribery.
The US Attorney’s Office has indicated that it wishes to ascertain the relationship between Ashe’s office as President of the UN General Assembly and several entities with which he had a relationship.

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