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Russiahas to not utilize UK residents as “pawns in polite chess”, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has actually stated, after the apprehension of a previous United States Marine with British as well as American citizenship.

MrHunt stated he was “exceptionally anxious” concerning Paul Whelan, that has actually been restrained on skepticism of snooping.

Heincluded that “every assistance” is being provided to the 48 -year-old.

MrWhelan's household stated he was going to a wedding celebration, while Russia stated he was “captured snooping” inMoscow

Ithas actually been reported that Mr Whelan additionally holds an Irish ticket.

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