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Release and Departure of U.S. Citizen Vitali Shkliarov From Belarus

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U.S. Department of State
Office of the Spokesperson
For Immediate Release
Statement by Secretary Michael R. Pompeo
October 28, 2020

 

The United States welcomes the departure from Belarus of wrongfully detained U.S. citizen Vitali Shkliarov. After three months of wrongful detention and house arrest, Mr. Shkliarov has been reunited with his family and has arrived in the United States. As the President and I have made clear, we will not tolerate foreign governments wrongfully detaining U.S. citizens. 


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