The White House says it will monitor any potential threat to the United States from 01:02

US national security adviser Jake Sullivan said the US administration would monitor a possible threat to Washington from Russian Viktor Bout. It has been reported TASS.

During the briefing he asked Sullivan, “Does the administration consider Viktor Bout a terrorist?”

According to him, he is not on the United States’ terror list, but is expected to face jail time for arms trafficking and other crimes. Sullivan recalled that Booth served 12 years in prison and would be released in 2029. He added that Washington is assessing the implications of this action for the national security of the United States before sending someone back.

“In this case, we made this assessment. “We believe we can overcome these challenges, but we will remain on constant alert for any future threat Viktor Bout may pose to Americans and the United States,” Sullivan said.

John Kirby, formerly the White House National Security Council (NSC) Strategic Communications Coordinator declarationThat the United States will “take account” of the Russian Viktor Bout, according to them, if he continues the previous “line of business”.

American basketball player Brittney Griner, serving a prison sentence in a penal colony in Mordovia, was replaced on December 8 at Abu Dhabi airport by Russian Federation citizen Viktor Bout, who was convicted of illegal arms trafficking in the US. . Bout was sentenced to 25 years in prison in the United States on charges of “arms smuggling and supporting terrorism”.

Source: Gazeta


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