"As Paul's lawyer says, it's clearly false. We can only assume that the FSB source for this information couldn't come up with a more creative fiction," he said on behalf of the Whelan family in an email, using an acronym for Russia's Federal Security Service, a successor to the Soviet-era KGB.
Mr. Lavrov flatly declared that it's difficult to work with Mr. Pompeo on anything when the U.S. continues to make such allegations.
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