Mr Kalejs, 87 is accused of war crimes

A Latvian court has issued a warrant for the arrest of suspected Nazi war criminal Konrad Kalejs. Mr Kalejs, 87, is accused of war crimes and genocide during World War II. The senior Latvian prosecutor, Rudite Abolina, says Mr Kalejs was a member of the Arajs Kommando, a pro-Nazi death squad blamed for the deaths of 30,000 Jews, gypsies and communists, BBC informs. Mr Kalejs denies the charges. His lawyer has until 30 October to appeal against the warrant.

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