Russia says it is not willing to exchange detained ex-US marine: Report

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Moscow, Russia Published: Jan 05, 2019, 07:58 PM(IST)

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Russia is not willing to exchange Paul Whelan, the former US marine detained in Moscow on suspicion of spying.

Russia is not willing to exchange Paul Whelan, the former US marine detained in Moscow on suspicion of spying, Interfax news agency quoted Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov as saying on Saturday.

"I see no reasons to raise this issue in context of exchanges. We should undergo all the procedures needed in this situation," Ryabkov said.

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