Trump did not give the job to Flynn to negotiate the lifting of sanctions against Russia
The President of the United States Donald trump claims that his former adviser on national security, Michael Flynn, asking the Russian Ambassador in Washington Sergey Kislyak on the possibility of lifting sanctions on Russia, acted alone and did not receive from him any instructions.
At a press conference on Thursday, February 16, answering journalists ‘ questions about his links with Russia and its close contacts with Russian officials, trump said that his words about readiness to get along with Russia not talking about the fact that he has any connection with the representatives of the Russian authorities and business, according to “Russian conversation” .
Trump also denied their involvement in the organization of the contacts of the ex-national security Advisor with the Russian Ambassador in Washington Sergei Kislyak, arguing that the issue of lifting the sanctions with Russia was a personal initiative Flynn.
“No, I didn’t do it,” he said.
As previously reported, “Russian conversation” in Congress believe that Flynn, after logging in administration of the tramp, was in contact not only dubious, but also other Russian officials, insisting on the need for a thorough investigation.
Flynn contacts with the Russian Ambassador came to light after the publication of the article in the Washington Post last week. According to the trump, on the controversial article, he, too, knew nothing until that moment, until he pointed at her by journalists.