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WASHINGTON, May 8 (Itar-Tass) - Director of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation Robert Mueller paid an unannounced visit to Moscow on Tuesday and had productive talks with senior officials of Russia’s security services, U.S. Ambassador to Moscow Michael McFaul said on his Twitter blog. The FBI press service in Washington later confirmed the information.
McFaul gave no details of the meetings. According to the diplomat, the FBI director visited Moscow on Tuesday and had productive meetings with his Russian colleagues. They discussed cooperation in the area of security.
FBI spokesman Michael Kortan said the officials discussed the course of the investigation into the Boston April 15 terrorist attack.
The U.S. authorities blame brothers Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaevs for the two explosions at the Boston marathon finish line.
Kortan said Mueller visited Moscow on his foreign trip, during which he was planned also to have a number of other visits.