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Blinken says he spoke to Russia FM about detained Americans

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Secretary of State Antony Blinken said he spoke to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov by phone on Friday. Blinken urged Moscow to accept a U.S. offer to release WNBA star Brittney Griner and another American detainee, Paul Whelan. It was Blinken's first talk with his Russian counterpart since before Russia's invasion of Ukraine in February.
2 months ago·Washington, United States

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Times of IndiaTimes of India

Blinken, Lavrov discuss situation in Ukraine over phone; US seeks prisoner swap deal for Griner, Whelan

Secretary of State Antony Blinken said he spoke to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov by phone on Friday and urged Moscow to accept a U.S. offer to release WNBA star Brittney Griner and another American detainee, Paul Whelan. It was Blinken's first talk with his Russian counterpart since before Russia's invasion of Ukraine in February.

2 months ago·Mumbai, India
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ReutersReuters

Blinken says he pressed Lavrov on detainees Griner, Whelan in call

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Friday he pressed Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov to accept a U.S. proposal for the release of detained Americans Brittney Griner and Paul Whelan.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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The IndependentThe Independent

Blinken says he spoke to Russia FM about detained Americans

Secretary of State Antony Blinken says he has spoken to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and urged Moscow to accept a U.S. proposal to release two Americans detained in Russia

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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USA TodayUSA Today

Blinken presses Griner, Whelan deal in Lavrov call

Secretary of State Antony Blinken said he spoke to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov by phone on Friday and urged Moscow to accept a U.S. offer to release WNBA star Brittney Griner and another American detainee, Paul Whelan. (July 29)

2 months ago·United States
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CNNCNN

Blinken says he had 'frank' discussion with Russian foreign minister in first call since Ukraine war began

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Friday for the first time since Moscow launched its war in Ukraine in late February.

2 months ago·Atlanta, United States
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Blinken, Russian top diplomat speak about Griner, Whelan

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke by phone to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Friday in the highest-level known contact between the two sides since Russia invaded Ukraine, with Blinken urging Russia to accept a deal to win the release of American detainees Brittney Griner and Paul Whelan .

2 months ago·United States
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