Former adviser to trump Carter Paige has denied the information about relations with Russia


RIA Novosti

A former adviser on international issues of the election campaign headquarters of Donald trump Carter Paige has denied the information on cooperation with the Russian side during the presidential elections in 2016.

Paige denies reports of dirt on trump that he had met secretly with the head of “Rosneft” Igor Sechin in July 2016.

“I’ve never met Igor Sechin. Absolute lie… Maybe I saw him at the conference, but I’ve never even shook his hand,” said Paige in an interview with Fox News.

He also denied the information that the head of the electoral headquarters of the trump by Paul Manafort appointed him coordinator of relations with Russia.

The former adviser also denied contacts with the Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Sergei Kislyak. He noted that the Congress of the Republican party only greeted him and gave the diplomat my card, but “had led him to have a chat”.