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Lawyer: Snowden willing to return to U.S. for trial

Posted on AllSides March 3rd, 2015
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Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden is willing to return to the U.S. if he is guaranteed a fair trial, his lawyer says.

"Edward Snowden is ready to return to the US, but on the condition that he be given guarantees to receive a fair and impartial trial," lawyer Anatoly Kucherena said, according to the Russian news agency TASS.

Kucherena said he received a letter from the U.S. Atty. Gen. Eric Holder promising Snowden would not face capital punishment should he return.

"So what we are being guaranteed is...

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