Trump has appointed General McMaster as his adviser on national security

Herbert Raymond McMaster

US President, Donald trump declared that the post of national security adviser is General Herbert Raymond McMaster. About it reports Reuters.

Prior to this, McMaster has served in various command positions in the army of the United States, participated in operations in Afghanistan and Iraq.

In turn, the retired General Keith Kellogg, who since the departure of Michael Flynn temporarily fulfilled duties of the adviser, will manage the office of the Council of national security of the United States.

Flynn resigned after the publication in the Washington Post, where he provided details of his conversation with the Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Sergei Kislyak. The edition, in particular, wrote that in conversation it was about anti-Russian sanctions. After that, Flynn has submitted his resignation, indicating that it is fully informed Vice-President Mike Pence and other members of the White house about his conversations with Kislyak.

Trump’s resignation approved. Later, Flynn said that in a conversation with Kislyak discussed not sanctions, and expulsion from the US, 35 Russian diplomats.