WP: Flynn warned about the dangers of contacts with the Russian Ambassador to the United States


RIA Novosti

The former assistant to the President of the United States Donald trump on national security Michael Flynn was warned by members of the transition staff of the Republican base that contacts with the Russian Ambassador in Washington Sergei Kislyak associated with greater risk. This was reported by the newspaper The Washington Post, citing sources in the American administration.

According to them, Flynn in November 2016 announced that all negotiations with the Russian diplomat surely tracked us intelligence agencies. According to the publication, representatives of the headquarters trump was concerned that Flynn is not sufficiently understood motives Kislyak. It is noted that members of the national security Council on the transition team of Republican allegedly even asked the previous administration of U.S. President Barack Obama’s detailed dossier on the Russian Ambassador, prepared by the Central intelligence Agency (CIA), however, acquainted with him, Flynn, unknown.

According to the source Newspapers, members of the Obama administration gave people trump information on Kislyak in an attempt to “ensure that the new team is aware of the magnitude of the threat from Russia”.

Flynn has held the position of assistant at the trump national security in January this year, but just a month later was forced to resign because allegedly insufficiently informed Vice President Michael Pence about his contacts with Kislyak. After the departure of Flynn from his post as us media reported that he previously was registered with the Ministry of justice as “foreign agent” and represented the interests of Turkey.