The Netherlands' government has extradited a naturalized Dutch citizen charged with involvement in terror attacks on US troops in Iraq, the Justice Ministry said.
In December, Dutch courts ruled Iraqi-born Wesam al Delaema, 32, could be extradited for his alleged role in attacks on US forces in 2003.
Al Delaema was on a plane headed for an undisclosed location in the US, Dutch Justice Ministry spokesman Ivo Hommes said Saturday.
Al Delaema will become the first suspect tried in a US court for alleged terrorism in Iraq's bloody insurgency.
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