Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam has changed his mind and will not fight extradition from Belgium to France, his lawyer says.

Investigators say they regard Abdeslam not only as a key figure in the November 2015 bombings and shootings that killed 130 people in Paris, but also as someone connected to the men who killed at least 31 in Tuesday’s bombings in Brussels, Belgium.

He was arrested and wounded in a police raid on Friday in Brussels.

Abdeslam’s lawyer, Sven Mary, told French media he “wishes to leave for France as quickly as possible” so he could “explain himself in France”.

Mr. Mary had previously said Abdeslam, a 26-year-old French national born in Belgium, intended to fight extradition to France.

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