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MOSCOW, July 30. (Itar-Tass) - The U.S. Department of Justice has stated its willingness to guarantee that fugitive Edward Snowden will not face capital punishment if he returns to the United States, sources from the Russian Justice Ministry confirmed to Itar-Tass Tuesday.
In reply to an Itar-Tass request, press service of the Justice Ministry said Tuesday that “a letter of U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder received by the Russian Justice Ministry mentions, apart from other things, the willingness of the American side to give the Russian government a promise that it will not seek capital punishment for Edward Snowden if he returns to the United States”.