Griner case: Blinken, ‘we will pursue’ Moscow exchange offer

epa10106743 US Secretary of State Antony Blinken attends the East Asia Summit Foreign Ministers' Meeting at a hotel in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 05 August 2022. Cambodia is hosting the 55th ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting (AMM) and related meetings from 31 July to 06 August 2022. EPA/KITH SEREY

The United States will “pursue” the offer made today by Russia to discuss a prisoner exchange involving basketball player Griner: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on the sidelines of the East Asia Summit in Cambodia.

“(Russian) Foreign Minister Lavrov said this morning …

who are ready to commit “to an exchange of the detained US star, said Blinken:” And we will pursue it “. (ANSA)