U.S. Foreign Service exam oral question:
Tech-whiz Edward Snowden, who for years served the USG (directly and indirectly) and now is stranded in Russia due to unfortunate circumstances, sends a handwritten request to U.S. Embassy Moscow asking that he be invited to its Fourth of July celebration, which is attended by both Russians and Americans. He also asks that he be joined by the Russian lady who has asked to marry him; see "Ex-Russian spy Anna Chapman tweets marriage proposal to Edward Snowden: Chapman, 31, was outed as a Russian spy posing as a real estate agent in New York City in 2010. Now, she's a model and celebrity with the hots for the NSA leaker."
As an Embassy official assigned to deal with this issue, how should you respond to a request from a disoriented U.S. taxpayer:
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