Russia ‘will release pilot Nadiya Savchenko if US releases world number one arms dealer Viktor Bout’
– There is a likelihood of this exchange and it’s above zero. In this area, specific measures are being taken, lawyer Alexei Tarasov told Russia’s RBC news agency late on March 29. Mr Tarasov declined to elaborate further, saying he didn’t want to jeopardise the negotiations.
Geoffrey Pyatt, amerikansk ambassadør i Ukraina avviser imidlertid idéen.
-The proposal for an exchange is simply laughable. Savchenko is being held illegally in Russia. She was captured illegally, and according to the Minsk accords she must be freed. Period,» Pyatt said at a briefing in Kyiv on March 29.
Kilde: The Telegraph
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