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Nissan's Ghosn crisis

Interpol issues 'wanted' notice for Carlos Ghosn

Turkey detains seven individuals, while Tokyo prosecutors raid residence

Former Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn was awaiting trial in Japan on financial charges before fleeing house arrest. (Nikkei collage/AP photo)  

TOKYO/BEIRUT -- Interpol issued a wanted notice for Carlos Ghosn on Thursday at the request of Japanese investigators following the former Nissan Motor chief's mysterious escape to Lebanon from house arrest in Tokyo.

Lebanese Justice Minister Albert Serhan confirmed with The Associated Press that the country had received a notice from Interpol, but that it does not intend to extradite Ghosn back to Japan. Serhan suggested that Ghosn could face questioning by Lebanese prosecutors.

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