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Monday, July 17, 2017

Snowden urged Obama to pardon him as an exception


Former CIA and NSA USA Edward Snowden in an interview with The Guardian, expressed the hope that us President Barack Obama will pardon him before leaving office of the President. He said that the possibility of pardon exists for exceptional cases, and his case is one of them.

“Pardon invented for situations which may not meet the letter of the law, but with ethical and moral points of view are necessary,” said Snowden.

He also added that due to his revelations, the US government changed the policy, there is no evidence that the published information caused someone harm.

Snowden is wanted in the United States, where he was for releasing classified data about surveillance of U.S. intelligence faces at least 30 years in prison.

Edward Snowden. Chronicle of events
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