Obama seeks to calm tensions over US leaker Snowden

27 June 2013



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-VAR of the speech and of the press

SOUNDBITE 1: Barack Obama (man) President of the United States (English, 24 sec):

"I have not called president Xi, personally, or president Putin, personally, and the reason is because, number 1, I shouldn't have to. This is something that routinely is dealt with between law enforcement officials in various countries. And this is not exceptional from a legal perspective."





URGENT ¥¥¥ Obama says he did not call presidents Xi or Putin over Snowden

DAKAR, June 27, 2013 (AFP) - US President Barack Obama said Thursday he had not called the presidents of China or Russia over the case of fugitive national security leaker Edward Snowden because it was purely a legal issue.

Obama also said he would not use the US military to try to intercept a flight carrying Snowden should he leave Russia: "I am not going to be scrambling jets to get a 29-year-old hacker."

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