|To:||*Galactic-Enquirer and Michael|
|Subject:||Klingon Empire Demands Extradition of Starfleet Officers|
GNN -- DEEP SPACE NINE. Political tensions between the United Federation of Planets and the Klingon Empire continue to rise, in light of a Federation aid convoy that was sent to Cardassia Prime this week. The sixteen freighters carrying aid supplies, and their Galaxy class escort assigned by Starfleet, safely made their way to the Mansor system and back. Though the convoy's physical security was maintained, it was at the cost of pushing the ever worsening political relationship between the Federation and the Klingon Empire closer to the brink of war.
This action has thrown the chambers of the Klingon High Council into a fury, with many members calling for immediate and decisive action against Federation assets. While the Klingon Empire stopped short of declaring war against the United Federation of Planets, they did not hesitate to make demands of the Federation Council. While GNN has yet to independently confirm the rumors, it is said that the Klingon Empire has demanded extradition rights for all of the "criminals" associated with the convoy that passed through annexed Klingon territory.
Neither the United Federation of Planets nor the Klingon Empire were prepared to make a formal statement at the time this article was written. We will provide additional updates as they become available.