Media: Boris Johnson will discuss the visit to Russia during a trip in the USA



The Minister of foreign Affairs of great Britain, Boris Johnson will visit United States next week and will discuss with the American authorities during its forthcoming visit to Russia. About it reports The Sunday Times. According to the publication, head of the British foreign Ministry will try to convince Washington to take on the Ukrainian question a tougher stance towards Moscow.

According to the newspaper, the main purpose of the visit was “to patch up relations” with the administration of President Donald trump after a history of accusations of wiretapping in the British intelligence services. To do this, Mr. Johnson, March 21, to meet with close aides of Mr. trump and the leaders of the Republican party in Congress. Also a possible meeting of foreign Ministers of great Britain with the management of U.S. intelligence.

It is expected that Boris Johnson will take part in the summit on fight against terrorist organization “Islamic state” (banned in Russia), where he will meet with U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson. Donald trump can also take part in this summit.

Previously, the Centre of the UK government communications (GCHQ), responsible for the conduct of signals intelligence, has denied the information that allegedly was involved in the wiretapping of a skyscraper Trump Tower during the presidential race in the United States. With such accusations made earlier by one of the journalists of Fox News channel, assuring: with a request to organize surveillance by GCHQ turned leaving at that time, the administration of Barack Obama. Meanwhile, members of Congress contend that there is no wiretapping of Trump Tower did not exist.