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Sat Jun 22, 2013, 05:29 PM

Obama Administration Urges Hong Kong To Act Soon On Edward Snowden Extradition

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Source: Huffington Post

WASHINGTON, June 22 (Reuters) - The United States pressured Hong Kong on Saturday to act soon on its request to extradite former U.S. government contractor Edward Snowden to face espionage charges.

"If Hong Kong doesn't act soon, it will complicate our bilateral relations and raise questions about Hong Kong's commitment to the rule of law," said a senior Obama administration official. (Reporting By Steve Holland; Editing by Paul Simao)

Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/22/obama-administration-snowden-extradition_n_3483916.html



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Reply Obama Administration Urges Hong Kong To Act Soon On Edward Snowden Extradition (Original post)
silvershadow Jun 2013 OP
muriel_volestrangler Jun 2013 #1
silvershadow Jun 2013 #3
muriel_volestrangler Jun 2013 #5
dipsydoodle Jun 2013 #2
silvershadow Jun 2013 #4
azurnoir Jun 2013 #6

Response to silvershadow (Original post)

Sat Jun 22, 2013, 05:33 PM

1. duplicate

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Response to muriel_volestrangler (Reply #1)

Sat Jun 22, 2013, 05:36 PM

3. The story you linked to was CBS, mine was HuffPo. nt

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Response to silvershadow (Reply #3)

Sat Jun 22, 2013, 05:42 PM

5. Yeah, but that's not how LBN works

If it's the same story (which it is - the White House commenting on the extradition request), then it's a duplicate. LBN has always worked that way.

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Response to silvershadow (Original post)

Sat Jun 22, 2013, 05:35 PM

2. complicate our bi-lateral relations ?

Hong Kong may be read as China. Senior official may in future wish to consider talking out of his mouth.

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Response to dipsydoodle (Reply #2)

Sat Jun 22, 2013, 05:37 PM

4. That's what I thought, but who am I? It's not like Hong Kong is going back. It is closer to China

now than in who knows how long.

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Response to silvershadow (Original post)

Sat Jun 22, 2013, 05:44 PM

6. sorry locking duplicate thread

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