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North Ireland police arrest man in Basque probe

By the CNN Wire Staff

(CNN) -- Police in Northern Ireland said Friday they were questioning a man in connection with activities by Basque separatists.

The 40-year-old man was arrested Thursday evening in central Belfast under terrorism legislation in a joint operation between the Serious Crime Branch of the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) and Spanish Police, the PSNI said.

The arrest operation was part of an investigation into activities by Basque separatists, the PSNI said.