Thursday, August 08, 2013

Asylum for Snowden

The Russian Government has granted asylum to Security leaking Edward Snowden. President Obama has indicated he is cancelling his proposed meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Mowcow prior to the G20 summit. Reasons given include with the decision of Russia to allow political asylum to Edward Snowden. See the white house briefing outlining reasons for the decision here: http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2013/08/07/statement-press-secretary-president-s-travel-russia The U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations has threatened revoking of trade agreements should this asylum continue. http://www.foreign.senate.gov/press/chair/release/chairman-menendez-calls-on-the-russian-government-to-release-fugitive-edward-snowden-into-the-custody-of-the-united-states

1 Comments:

Anonymous Christi said...

Great!

2:58 AM  

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