The Kremlin was not aware of Vnesheconombank contact with the head of Kushner Companies and a senior adviser to the President of the United States Gerdom Kouchner, as it was part of the routine business activities of the Bank. This was stated to journalists the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.
“It is business as usual,” said a Kremlin spokesman, Recalling that the Bank has already given the corresponding explanations.
Sands answered negatively to the question whether the Kremlin is aware of such contacts. “No. This activity of the Bank and the Bank impose a development programme and, of course, the government and the Kremlin is aware of this program because it is a very important and strategic development institution, but routine work, operational management is the prerogative of the management of the Bank”, – explained the press-Secretary of the President of the Russian Federation.
Earlier, the White house announced that Jared Kushner announced the intention to speak before the Senate Committee on intelligence in connection with the investigation, “Russian ties” with trump.