CNN: Michael Flynn resigned from the post of assistant trump

CNN: Michael Flynn resigned from the post of assistant trump

NEW YORK, February 14. /Offset. TASS Alexey Kachalin/. Michael Flynn resigned from the post of assistant to the President Donald trump on national security. With such a statement was made by the broadcaster CNN.

It does not disclose the details and their sources.

Previously, the newspaper The Washington Post (WP) reported that Flynn allegedly discussed over the phone the anti-Russian sanctions, Russian Ambassador to Washington Sergei Kislyak. According to these data, consultations took place a month before the inauguration of trump, held on 20 January.

The publication claims that in the White house, some felt the negotiations of the future assistant to the President and the Russian Ambassador inappropriate and potentially unlawful signal to Moscow that sanctions may be weakened.

Earlier also it became known that trump is “assessing the situation” around possible discussion topics Flynn sanctions regime against Moscow Kislyak. Meanwhile, according to a senior adviser of the head of state, Kellyann Conway, President of “full trust” of Flynn.

The Kremlin has denied The Washington Post. Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov said that he understood that “some conversations (Flynn and Kislyak) took place,” but “it is better to confirm in the Ministry of foreign Affairs”.

“In the rest of the information is wrong,” — said a Kremlin spokesman asked to comment on whether the Russian Ambassador and assistant trump discussed the topic of sanctions.