Pompeo: the fate of Whelan engaged at the highest level
The fate of U.S. citizen Paul Whelan, arrested in Russia on charges of espionage, engaged at the highest level of the United States government, said Mike Pompeo.
According to Pompeo, he still has nothing to add to the previously voiced information.
Earlier, the FSB reported that it had detained a US citizen Paul Whelan during the espionage action, a criminal case was opened. As the representative of the State Department told to RIA Novosti, the United States confirms that the Russian Foreign Ministry has officially notified them of the detention of an American citizen in Moscow.
According to David Whelan, his brother, a former marine, works in the field of corporate security and went to Moscow for a wedding.