After a French court agreed to Jeremy Forrest's extradition to the UK, his lawyer, Daniel Lalanne, said:
"The decision was as expected. Jeremy Forrest will be handed over to the British authorities with his agreement".
Mr Lalanne said he had no say in the logistics of his return but that it would happen "quickly".
"I cannot be more specific than that," he said.
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