White House vows to 'do everything possible to bring Paul Whelan home'

Verdict hearing of former U.S. Marine Paul Whelan, who was detained and accused of espionage, in Moscow

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House reiterated on Thursday that it would do everything it could to secure the release of former U.S. Marine Paul Whelan, who is imprisoned in Russia and accused of spying.

"We will continue to do everything possible to bring Paul Whelan home," White House spokesperson Jen Psaki told reporters.

(Reporting by Steve Holland; Editing by Leslie Adler)

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