In the U.S. declassified record of negotiations former national security advisor to President Donald Trump, Michael Flynn, former Russian Ambassador to Washington Sergei Kislyak in 2016. The text of the document leads CNN.
In conversation, Flynn asked the Russian diplomat “to meet the mirror” the actions of ex-US President Barack Obama, without taking tough measures. He also said that when the President of the United States Donald Trmp comes to power, parties will discuss how to improve relations. Flynn and Kislyak also discussed the interest of the two countries to stability in the Middle East. Flynn called it a “strategic goal” of Russia and the United States. Kislyak raised the issue of the settlement of the conflict in Syria.
Another conversation from December 23, Kislyak said that he gave the contents of the previous conversation, “the highest level” and offers consultations in New York, in the headquarters of the United Nations. Also, Kislyak offered in regular conversation to arrange a conversation with the presidents of the countries by video conference on 21 January, i.e. the day after the inauguration of the trump. Flynn didn’t give a definite answer to this question.
According to the transcript, 12 January 2017 Kislyak again called Flynn and discussed with him the possibility that the United States sent a delegation to Astana.
Earlier in may it was reported that the US closed the criminal case against Flynn about his possible secret ties with Russia. It is noted that the criminal case in the framework of “investigation of collusion with Russia,” spectacular Robert Mueller, it was decided to cease after careful review of the facts. Trump noted that pursuing Flynn officials from the administration of former President Barack Obama was “very dishonest people,” adding that he considers it treason.
The General-the Lieutenant in resignation, Michael Flynn was the national security adviser of the US President from 20 January to 13 February 2017. He resigned amid charges of concealment of the content of his conversations with Sergey Kislyak, former Ambassador of Russia in the United States.