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UK News UK's Johnson asks Trump for diplomatic help in fatal crash

00:20  10 october  2019
00:20  10 october  2019 Source:   msn.com

Husband of US woman granted diplomatic immunity 'not registered diplomat'

  Husband of US woman granted diplomatic immunity 'not registered diplomat' The husband of the American women granted diplomatic immunity following a fatal car crash was not registered as a diplomat, a lawyer has told Sky News. Mark Stephens revealed Jonathan Sacoolas is not on the official diplomatic list, meaning he or any dependents would not be allowed protection through diplomatic immunity.The international lawyer said he was protected under a bilateral US-UK agreement covering spy bases in the UK.Mr Sacoolas' wife, Anne, was granted diplomatic immunity and flew to the US soon after British teenager Harry Dunn was killed in a car crash she is believed to have been involved in.

Boris Johnson has said he will personally ask the White House to waive the immunity of a diplomat ' s wife who was allegedly involved in a fatal collision in the UK . "I must answer you directly, I do not think that it can be right to use the process of diplomatic immunity for this type of purpose.

Us diplomat ' s wife leaves the UK as police probe deadly august crash . Diplomatic immunity usually only covers diplomats and their dependents based in London. Northamptonshire Police said Saturday they are exploring "all opportunities through diplomatic

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson delivers his Leader's speech at the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester, England, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019. Britain's ruling Conservative Party is holding their annual party conference. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein) © Provided by The Associated Press Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson delivers his Leader's speech at the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester, England, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019. Britain's ruling Conservative Party is holding their annual party conference. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has asked U.S. President Donald Trump to intervene in the case of an American diplomat's wife who left the U.K. after being involved in a fatal road crash.

British police say the 42-year-old woman is a suspect in an Aug. 27 collision between a car and a motorcycle near RAF Croughton, a British military base in England used by the U.S. Air Force. The 19-year-old motorcyclist, Harry Dunn, was killed.

Wife of US diplomat suspected of killing teenager in hit and run claimed immunity to leave the UK

  Wife of US diplomat suspected of killing teenager in hit and run claimed immunity to leave the UK A US diplomat's wife suspected of causing the death of a teenage boy in a hit-and-run claimed diplomatic immunity to flee the UK. The woman is being investigated in connection with the death of Harry Dunn, 19, who was killed when his motorbike collided with a car near RAF Croughton in Northamptonshire in August. Police believe that she pulled out of the airbase onto the wrong side of the road before colliding head on with Mr Dunn, according to reports.Mr Dunn suffered multiple injuries and died later on in hospital. © Provided by Oath Inc. Harry's family have now appealed to President Trump to send her back to the UK.

The wife of a US diplomat suspected of killing a UK teen in a car crash claimed diplomatic immunity to flee the country. The parents of the victim, Harry Dunn, and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson have appealed for her to return to the UK . Johnson said that if she doesn't return, he will speak to

Boris Johnson says he is prepared to seek the help of the White House to bring Anne Sacoolas to the UK . Media captionBoris Johnson responds to the US diplomatic immunity row. The prime minister has urged the US to reconsider giving a diplomat ' s wife immunity after she left the UK despite being

The woman's name hasn't been officially released.

Johnson's office said the prime minister spoke with Trump on Wednesday and "urged the president to reconsider the U.S. position so the individual involved can return to the U.K., cooperate with police and allow Harry's family to receive justice."

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson rushes through the rain during the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester, England, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019. Boris Johnson said Tuesday that his government prepared at last to make firm proposals for a new divorce deal with the European Union. Britain is due to leave the 28-nation bloc at the end of this month, and EU leaders are growing impatient with the U.K.'s failure to set out detailed plans for maintaining an open border between Northern Ireland and Ireland — the key sticking point to a deal. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein) © Provided by The Associated Press Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson rushes through the rain during the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester, England, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019. Boris Johnson said Tuesday that his government prepared at last to make firm proposals for a new divorce deal with the European Union. Britain is due to leave the 28-nation bloc at the end of this month, and EU leaders are growing impatient with the U.K.'s failure to set out detailed plans for maintaining an open border between Northern Ireland and Ireland — the key sticking point to a deal. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

The office says "the leaders agreed to work together to find a way forward."

Anne Sacoolas: Boris Johnson urges US to waive immunity for diplomat's wife wanted over Harry Dunn death .
Anne Sacoolas is wanted by British police over the death of teenager Harry Dunn on 27 AugustAnne Sacoolas, 42, is wanted for questioning over a crash in August in which 19-year-old Harry Dunn was killed after his motorbike collided with a car close to RAF Croughton in Northamptonshire.

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