US President Barack Obama will miss a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, following Russia’s decision to grant asylum to intelligence leaker Edward Snowden.
Obama will still attend the G20 economic talks in St Petersburg, but a White House aide said Mr Snowden’s asylum had deepened the pre-existing tension between the two countries.
The Kremlin said it was disappointed by the move and that the invitation to bilateral talks remained in force.
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by Tactical-Life / Aug 7, 2013