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05/14/2013 07:52 am ET | Updated Jul 14, 2013

Russia Summons U.S. Ambassador Michael McFaul After CIA Spy Allegations

MOSCOW, May 14 (Reuters) - Russia's Foreign Ministry summoned U.S. Ambassador Michael McFaul on Tuesday after a U.S. embassy employee was detained on accusations of trying to recruit a Russian intelligence officer to work for the CIA.

A ministry spokeswoman said McFaul, a former adviser to President Barack Obama, had been called to the ministry but gave no further details.

(Reporting by Alissa de Carbonnel; Editing by Timothy Heritage)

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