Thanks for all the nice messages of support, it's meant a lot to me and my family, we really appreciate it.
Outside court, Forrest's British lawyer, Phil Smith, said: "Now that he has agreed to be extradited to the UK, we look forward to the full story emerging.
"He is very appreciative of the support of his family," said Mr Smith, and "concerned about the impact of this on all those concerned".
Runaway teacher Jeremy Forrest will return to the UK after he agreed to his extradition in court.Read the full story ›
Runaway teacher Jeremy Forrest will return to the UK after he agreed to his extradition in court.
The court is expected to give his extradition the green light on Thursday.
Mr Forrest’s French lawyer, Daniel Lalanne, apparently told reporters:
This is a story of love and passion. It is as old as the world and I believe that that can never be stopped. In his [Jeremy Forrest] head he did nothing wrong except fall in love with a 15-year-old
He added that Mr Forrest is happy about the prospect of being extradited to the UK to be "closer to the one he loves".
This is the prison in Bordeaux where Jeremy Forrest - Megan Stammer's teacher - is being held as he awaits his extradition to the UK.
Megan Stammers, the 15 year-old girl who disappeared with her teacher, is back in the UK, after flying back from Bordeaux in France.Read the full story ›