Extra just lately, then again, Russia arrested U.S. journalist Evan Gershkovich on fees of espionage, any other case that the White Area is operating to get to the bottom of.
“I have been told that I won’t be left behind, and I have been told that although Evan’s case is a priority, mine is also a priority, and people are cognizant of the fact that this is having an extremely negative impact on me and my family,” Whelan stated. “And I’m told that the government is working tirelessly to get me out of here and to get me home so they can then focus effort on Evan and his case.”
Whelan stated he used to be experiencing “the usual aches and pains of forced labor … and poor living conditions” however seeking to stay positive about his potentialities of going house.
“There will be an end to this, and I hope it’s coming sooner than later, but it is depressing on a daily basis going through this,” he stated.
President Joe Biden, on the White Area Correspondents’ Dinner extreme future, stated his management would proceed combating for Whelan “until we get him home,” era the U.S. Circumstance Section has stated it has “no higher priority” than getting Whelan and Gershkovich absolved.