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Obama Calls Off Putin Meeting Over Snowden Tensions

August 7, 2013

US President Barack Obama has canceled a planned meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin for next month in protest at Russia's decision to grant asylum to fugitive whistleblower Edward Snowden, the White House confirmed Wednesday.

Source: Copyright 2013 dpa Deutsche Presse-Agentur GmbH. Distributed by MCT Information Services

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