Belgium court postpones decision on Puigdemont extradition to Spain

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Ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont addresses Catalan mayors who travelled to Brussels to take part in an event in support of the ousted Catalan government in Brussels, Belgium on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017. Puigdemont is fighting extradition to Spain, where other members of the ousted Cabinet have been sent to jail while awaiting the results of a probe for allegedly weaving a strategy to secede from Spain. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)

A Belgium court has postponed a hearing on the extradition of former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont and four of his allies.

The ousted president is wanted by Spanish authorities, who earlier this month issued a European Arrest Warrant.

A judge has yet to rule on whether it should be enforced.

CGTN’s Mariam Zaidi has more.