The FBI’s actions that led to the wiretapping of the Russian Ambassador in Washington Sergei Kislyak and adviser to the President of the United States Michael Flynn, are illegal. On Wednesday, January 25, stated the Chairman of the Duma Committee on information policy, information technologies and communications, Andrei Svintsov (LDPR) in an interview with “Tape.ru”.
“This is a blatant case of lawlessness. The more that we are talking about a diplomatic employee with immunity. The FBI has the right to wiretap only in the case of criminal cases, and if we are talking about terrorism, the threat to life and health of American citizens,” — said the Deputy.
According to Lead, the staff of the foreign Ministry and the Russian security services must draw conclusions and take appropriate steps to further prevent such cases.
The President of the United States Donald trump is not in vain “clean the White house, because he wants to American security worked in the framework of the law, and not, as they please”, said the MP.
Earlier Wednesday, NBC News, citing sources, reported that the FBI wiretap of the Russian Ambassador and adviser to trump. It was noted that this was a routine procedure and not part of any formal investigation.
Commenting on this information, the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said that the incident “is hardly news.” Previously it had confirmation that such operations were conducted against not only employees of diplomatic missions abroad, “but the heads of States of Germany, France and other European countries”.