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Putin Urges Snowden to Leave Russia

The president reiterated that he'd rather Mr. Snowden go elsewhere.

President Vladimir Putin said he hopes Edward Snowden, the U.S. National Security Agency leaker, will leave Russia as soon as possible and reiterated that he doesn’t want the situation to damage relations with the White House. Mr. Putin noted that Mr. Snowden remains in Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport only because the U.S. has prevented …

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President Barzani Meets Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov at St Petersburg

President Barzani Meets Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov at St Petersburg. Photo: KRP

Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani today met with Russia’s Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, at St Petersburg’s International Economic Forum. In their meeting, the President and the Russian Foreign Minister discussed bilateral relations, the political process in Iraq and the crisis in Syria. Foreign Minister Lavrov said Russian relations with Iraq, …

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