Deripaska has declared its readiness to participate in the hearings in the U.S. Congress
MOSCOW, 28 Mar — RIA Novosti. Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska said he was willing to participate in the hearings in the U.S. Congress in connection with the claims about the purposes of his contact with a former Advisor to the campaign headquarters of U.S. President Donald trump Paul Manafort.
“I am ready to take part in any hearings in the U.S. Congress on this issue in order to defend your reputation and name,” says the official statement from Deripaska, published in the Wall Street Journal on a paid basis.
In addition, he called false information disseminated by associated Press, on the conclusion of the contract in the amount of $ 10 million a year Manafort to “promote the interests of the Putin government”.
I want to strongly refute this malicious allegation and a lie, I’ve never taken obligations and has not entered into contracts with the purpose of promoting the interests of the government Putin Oleg Deripaska
In his statement, Mr. Deripaska requires to stop the spread in the media false information about his relations with Manufactum.
“Any spreading false accusations about my alleged activities as in the case of AP, any physical person or the media would entail a burden of legal consequences,” he writes.