Adviser to the President on national security issues, Michael Flynn discussed with Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak question of lifting sanctions. It is reported by The Washington Post, citing sources.
“The national security Advisor, Michael Flynn privately discussed U.S. sanctions against Russia with the Ambassador of that country during the month before the President trump took office, contrary to the assertions of public officials”, – stated in the message.
It is also reported that communication trump and Kislyakova some top U.S. officials interpreted as a signal to the Kremlin that he can count on the lifting of us sanctions.
Previously press Secretary of the White house Sean Spicer said that the US does not plan to lift sanctions against Russia in the Crimea.