Safety advisor Trump discredited on sanctions against Russia

Safety advisor Trump discredited on sanctions against Russia

The National security adviser of the Us president, Donald Trump, Michael Flynn, according to officials prior to the presidency of Trump private with the Russian ambassador in the USA, speaking about the sanctions against Russia.

Report that current and former American officials to the Washington Post. From Trumps government, the contrary is claimed.

The communication between the Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak and Flynn is by some high-ranking American officials described as inappropriate and potentially illegal.

It would be a signal to the Kremlin that the Russians relief of the Obama-government-imposed sanctions may be expected. These penalties were, in december, imposed after the alleged Russian interference in the American elections.


Flynn denied Wednesday explicitly states that he the sanctions with the ambassador had discussed. Thursday was his spokesman there, however, on the back. “Although he can’t remember the sanctions have discussed, he can not exclude the possibility that there is come.”

The FBI, the communication continues between Flynn and the Russian ambassador to investigate. According to various officials that the sanctions be discussed, but there is no evidence that Flynn has promised to do something with the penalties to do so after the arrival of Trump.

Closer cooperation

Flynn has like Trump a positive attitude towards Russia. The ex-general has repeatedly called for closer cooperation with Russia in Syria, in the fight against IS.

Flynn was with some regularity to see as an analyst at the Kremlin-funded tv channel Russia Today. At a dinner at the end of 2015 in honor of the tenth anniversary of the station, he gave a talk and he was sitting at the main table, with president Vladimir Putin.

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