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Founder of the WikiLeaks website Julian Assange during a meeting with the Congressman from the Republican party Dana Rohrabacher said that Russia has nothing to do with the hacking of the databases of the Democratic party during the presidential elections in 2016, the newspaper said Hill.
“During our three-hour meeting, we discussed a wide range of issues, including handing WikiLeaks emails to the Democratic party during the presidential elections last year” , — quotes the edition of words Rohrabacher. “Julian repeatedly insisted that the Russian was not involved in the hacking or disclosure of these letters,” he said.
The Congressman said that he intends to convey more detailed information about the meeting the President of the United States Donald Trump personally.
“Julian also made it clear that he was open to further dialogue regarding specific information about the situation with the emails of the Democratic party, which is currently unknown to the public,” added Rohrabacher.
Assange meeting with Rohrabacher, who is a member of the U.S. Commission on foreign Affairs, chairing the Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia and emerging challenges was held in the Embassy of Ecuador in London, where Assange is forced to dwell for more than five years, having received asylum from the Ecuadorian authorities in 2012.
About the hacking of computer systems of the Democratic party became known in the midst of the presidential race in the summer of 2016. The scandalous details of the correspondence of the party apparatus was published by the website WikiLeaks. Representatives of the party and former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton spoke directly about involvement in the attacks of Russia with the purpose to affect the result of the presidential election. No evidence of Russia’s involvement in these actions the US authorities are not presented. Russian President Vladimir Putin, speaking about the accusations of Russia in the hacker attacks, said in published data, there is nothing in the interests of Russia, hysteria-mongering to distract from their content. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange also denied any connection between the site and Russia.