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Russia ready to discuss prisoner swap with US, says Lavrov after Griner conviction

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Prisoner swap: Consequences for other Americans 1:30 (CNN) — Russia is ready to discuss a prisoner swap with the United States through a diplomatic channel agreed upon by both countries, Russian Foreign Minister said Friday. Sergey Lavrov, reported the state news agency RIA Novosti. “On the subject of people who are sentenced in Russia and in the United States… there is a specific channel that has been agreed by [el presidente ruso Vladimir Putin y el presidente estadounidense Joe Biden], and no matter what anyone says publicly, this channel will remain in place,” Lavrov told a news conference in Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh on Friday. “We are ready to discuss this issue, but within the framework of the channel that the presidents have agreed on,” Lavrov added. Her comments come a day after American women’s basketball star Brittney Griner was convicted of smuggling drugs into Russia and sentenced to nine years in prison, in a case that has raised concerns she is being used as a political pawn in the Russian war against Ukraine. During the trial, Griner pleaded guilty to carrying less than 1 gram of cannabis oil in her luggage while she was traveling through a Moscow airport on February 17. She testified in court that she was aware of Russia’s strict drug laws and had no intention of bringing cannabis into the country, saying that she left in a hurry and that she “packed under stress.” Before the verdict, Griner apologized in court and pleaded for mercy in an emotional speech. “She never wanted to hurt anyone, she never wanted to endanger the Russian population, she never wanted to break any laws here,” she Griner said. “I made an honest mistake and I hope that his ruling does not end my life here. I know everyone keeps talking about political pawn and politics, but I hope that is far from this room.”

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