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Russia says it is not willing to exchange detained ex-U.S. marine - Interfax

Russia says it is not willing to exchange detained ex-U.S. marine - Interfax
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MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia is not willing to exchange Paul Whelan, the former U.S. 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.

(Reporting by Maxim Rodionov; Editing by Angus MacSwan)

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