18 U.S. Code § 3196. Extradition of United States citizens

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If the applicable treaty or convention does not obligate the United States to extradite its citizens to a foreign country, the Secretary of State may, nevertheless, order the surrender to that country of a United States citizen whose extradition has been requested by that country if the other requirements of that treaty or convention are met.

(Added Pub. L. 101–623, § 11(a), Nov. 21, 1990, 104 Stat. 3356.)