According to Peskov, it is the internal Affairs of the Americans and Moscow in such matters does not interfere
Dmitry Peskov. Photo: star-magazine.ru
The Kremlin did not comment on the reasons for the resignation of the assistant to the President Michael Flynn, indicating that it is the internal Affairs of Washington. This was stated to journalists the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov
«We in no way would like to comment on it. It is the internal Affairs of Americans, the administration of President trump, it’s not our business», – said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov, commenting on reports that the reason for the resignation U.S. official was that he gave the White house inaccurate information about his conversation with the Russian Ambassador in Washington Sergei Kislyak held before the inauguration of Donald trump.
As for the General topic of discussion with the US the issue of lifting of sanctions, according to Peskov, the Kremlin «has commented on it and we have nothing to add».
Peskov declined, in particular, to answer the question do not have conversations with the team trump his inauguration about a possible lifting of sanctions against Russia.
As you know, Michael Flynn resigned from the post of assistant to the President Donald trump on national security.
A message about Flynn’s resignation came after, as the Washington Post and the Associated Press Agency (AP) reported that the U.S. justice Department issued a warning to the White house that Flynn put himself in a compromising position because of the contact with the Russian Ambassador to the United States.
According to Reuters, the main problem for Flynn was that before the inauguration of trump’s ex-military had not yet held the position of national security adviser. And then if he was talking to the Russian side about the possibility of lifting the sanctions, it was a violation of American law – private persons are forbidden to interfere in foreign policy.
Reportedly, trump has accepted the resignation of Flynn and appointed Lieutenant-General in the resignation of Keith Kellogg’s acting assistant to the President for national security.
According to CNN, the successor to Flynn may be a former Director of the Central intelligence Agency (CIA) David Petraeus. The broadcaster said that in the near future Petraeus will visit the White house.