Lawyer reveals Snowden meeting with Argentine president

US National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden speaks via live video call during the CeBIT technology fair in Hanover, Germany, on March 18, 2015An attorney for ex-intelligence contractor Edward Snowden said Saturday that the whistleblower met Argentina’s President Cristina Kirchner in April and discussed US surveillance operations. The meeting with Kirchner, Snowden’s first with a head of state, took place when the president visited Russia at the end of April, Anthony Romero, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union, told Blue FM. “I think she deserves the credit for having taken the initiative to meet with Snowden, for having taken more than two-and-a-half hours to talk with him,” Romero said in an interview with the Buenos Aires Herald while on a three-day visit to the country.

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