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Diplomatic Spat Over Bout’s Wife

Published on 14/01/2011

The Foreign Ministry has filed a protest with the U.S. State Department about the treatment of the wife of suspected arms trader Viktor Bout after her arrival in New York. Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told reporters that his ministry had fired off a demarche "to our American colleagues" over the matter.