Russia is not ‘state sponsor of terrorism’ – US ambassador

The US cannot

The country does not fit America’s criteria for such a designation, according to Washington’s envoy for global criminal justice.

The US cannot designate Russia as a “state sponsor of terrorism” since it does not fit the relevant criteria, the US Ambassador-at-Large for Global Criminal Justice Beth Van Schaack, told a briefing on Tuesday. She was commenting on a similar initiative by European  lawmakers.

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