The official representative the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Maria Zakharova in Facebook wrote that the statement by the former head of the CIA Michael Morella that Russia should give Snowden Trump’s “the ideology of betrayal” at its core.
“All is now clear, that your office normal things to present gifts in the form of people and deliver those who seek protection,” — said Zakharov.
However, she noted that a former employee of U.S. special services on the eve of the extension of the term of the residence permit in Russia for another couple of years. And reminded that Morrell has repeatedly noted the “extremely hateful statements.”
“Not so long ago, this is the best Morrell called to kill Russians in Syria,” wrote the official representative of the foreign Ministry.
In 2013, former CIA and NSA Edward Snowden told the journalists about global spying by American and British intelligence, and passed many secret documents. After that, he fled the U.S. and arrived in Moscow. In Russia he was first granted temporary asylum, and then the residence permit.
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