The White house has named candidates for the vacant position of national security Advisor

The US President Donald trump will hold meetings with the candidates for the post of national security adviser on Sunday, February 19, reported the press Secretary of the White house Sean Spicer, reports the New time.

“According to him, among the candidates considered by the acting adviser to the President for national security Keith Kellogg, former US Ambassador to the UN John Bolton, Lieutenant-General Herbert McMaster, head of the Military Academy at West point Robert Caslen and possibly other candidates”, – is spoken in the message.

Spicer also noted that the former head of the CIA retired General David Petraeus is no longer considered for the post of adviser to the President on national security.

We will remind, the adviser Donall trump on national security, Michael Flynn resigned from the post in connection with “providing Vice-President and other incomplete information regarding telephone conversations with the Russian Ambassador”. A few weeks before the inauguration of President Donald trump, his national security adviser Michael Flynn discussed the American sanctions against Russia, as well as areas of possible cooperation with Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak.