Lobbyist Rinat Akhmetshin, who was present at the meeting of the US President’s son Donald trump Jr. with a Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya, gave evidence before the jury investigating the alleged connection between the election headquarters trump and Russia. About it writes The Financial Times.
The procedure was on Friday, August 11. Akhmetshin within a few hours gave evidence under oath.
To tell any details edition Akhmetshin refused. “I don’t know what you’re talking about. I do not comment,” he said, adding that he respected the investigation and promising to “cooperate fully”.
Earlier it was reported that spectracolor at “Russian business” Robert Mueller convened a Grand jury to investigate the allegations about the “Russian interference in the elections.” The consideration of the jury will be meeting in June 2016 with the participation of the son of trump, his son-in-law and a Russian lawyer.
10 July it became known that in June 2016, trump Jr. met with a lawyer from Russia Natalia Veselnitskaya, expecting to receive from it the compromising evidence on the candidate in US presidents from Democrats Hillary Clinton. It was reported that in negotiations with the lawyer was also attended by head of the presidential campaigns by Paul Manafort trump and Jared Kushner, the son-in-law of the incumbent President.
Trump Jr. said that the meeting, which was held in the Trump Tower skyscraper in new York, the lawyer was unable to confirm she had the presence of dirt on Clinton.
Russia has repeatedly accused of meddling in the US presidential election. American journalists and officials claimed that “Russian hackers” allegedly kidnapped the correspondence of the Democrats and published in the Internet and tried to get into the electronic vote counting system. Moscow denies such accusations, including at the highest level.