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May 5, 2022

ABC News

“I think this is very significant,” Partner Tom Firestone tells ABC News regarding the release of U.S. citizen Trevor Reed from Russian prison and the ongoing effort to secure the release of basketball star Brittney Griner.

“What it means is that the U.S. government will move the handling of this case from the consular section of the State Department, which really just monitors the conditions in which somebody is being held and makes sure they’re being treated adequately, to the Special Envoy for Hostage Affairs, who will take affirmative steps and diplomatic measures to try to secure [Griner’s] release,” he adds.

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May 5, 2022

ABC News

“I think this is very significant,” Partner Tom Firestone tells ABC News regarding the release of U.S. citizen Trevor Reed from Russian prison and the ongoing effort to secure the release of basketball star Brittney Griner.

“What it means is that the U.S. government will move the handling of this case from the consular section of the State Department, which really just monitors the conditions in which somebody is being held and makes sure they’re being treated adequately, to the Special Envoy for Hostage Affairs, who will take affirmative steps and diplomatic measures to try to secure [Griner’s] release,” he adds.

Click here to learn more.

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