Japan’s vice minister of justice is touring to Lebanon this weekend to attempt to make the case that fugitive ex-Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn ought to stand trial in Japan.
Hiroyuki Yoshiie will go away Tokyo on Saturday and meet with Lebanese justice minister Albert Serhan on Monday, Japan’s justice ministry mentioned.
The previous chief of the Renault-Nissan automaking alliance made a sensational year-end escape from Japan, the place he faces trial for monetary crimes. He denies the costs.
Mr. Ghosn mentioned he fled to his childhood house of Lebanon to clear his title. Lebanon doesn’t have an extradition treaty with Japan.
Mr. Ghosn returned to Twitter late on Thursday for the primary time in additional than a month, soliciting signatures for a petition for the discharge of fellow former-Nissan govt Greg Kelly, who was arrested on the identical time.