An accused Algerian terrorist was quietly deported from Canada after spending nearly five years in custody fighting to remain in the country, authorities confirmed Friday.
Samir Ait Mohamed was accused of belonging to a Canadian-based, &to=http://english.pravda.ru/main/2001/09/17/15356.html' target=_blank>Algerian terrorist cell that plotted to bomb the Los Angeles airport on New Year's Eve 1999 and stage attacks in Montreal. He was put aboard a flight leaving Vancouver airport Wednesday. His destination wasn't revealed.
Officials said he voluntarily agreed to drop his fight against the deportation order.
Russian President Vladimir Putin got the West worried again by signing Decree No. 915. The news did not produce any public effect in Russia