Peskov denied the rumors about the readiness of Russia to extradite Snowden, the U.S.
Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov has denied the information that Moscow is ready to give Washington the U.S. national security Agency Edward Snowden.
“No, absolutely not correspond, of course, this may not be considered. I mean that such transactions are absolutely inappropriate,” — said Peskov in interview to TV channel RT.
Previously, the results of Snowden expelled and Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. The Minister said that Snowden is the master of his destiny and only he can make a decision.
Edward Snowden in 2013 released information about global surveillance of the intelligence services of UK and US citizens. According to former CIA Director Keith Alexander, Snowden gave the media up to 200 thousand classified documents.
The actions of Snowden have led to a diplomatic incident. Russia granted him temporary asylum, the home of the former agent faces trial for treason.