Diplomatic Briefing

Your exclusive news aggregator handpicked daily!

Newsline: US Embassy in Russia finds detained basketballer in ‘good condition’

US officials visited basketballer Brittney Griner for the first time since she was arrested in Russia on drug charges. State Department spokesman Ned Price said she was in “good condition” when an official from the US Embassy visited her on Wednesday. “Within the past couple hours, an official from our embassy has been granted consular access to Brittney Griner,” Price said on CNN on Wednesday. (https://news.yahoo.com/brittney-griner-good-condition-russia-155308542.html) “We were able to check on her condition. We will continue to work very closely with her legal team, with her broader network to see to it that she is treated fairly. That is a message we will continue to convey in no uncertain terms to the Russian Federation.”

No comments yet»

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: