Russia’s Ambassador to the U.S. Sergey Kislyak will return to Moscow in July 2017. This is with reference to a source in government circles, reports “Interfax”.
May 18 the candidature of Deputy foreign Minister of Russia Anatoly Antonov to the post of Russian Ambassador to USA approved in the state Duma and the Federation Council.
Kislyak Ambassador since 2008. On may 26, the Washington Post, citing us officials reported that the son-in-law and Advisor to the President of the United States Donald trump Jared Kushner at the end of 2016, suggested the use of a secret channel of communication between Moscow and the transition staff of President-elect. Three days later, Fox News channel reported that the initiative to establish a secret channel of communication came from Sergei Kislyak.
For hidden contacts Kislyak and the subsequent deception of the Vice President of the United States Mike Pence of their work was lost a former adviser to trump national security — Michael Flynn.