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28.09.2019 13:00 : the US special Envoy on Ukraine Kurt Volker resigned

News | Moscow Echo 28.09.2019 at 10:00

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The US special Envoy on Ukraine Kurt Volker resigned. This is with reference to sources reported by broadcaster CNN and Reuters. They note that the decision was made the next day after the publication of the complaint anonymous employee of the U.S. intelligence on the possible pressure of the US President Donald trump on the Ukrainian counterpart Vladimir Zelensky.

the Name of US special envoy in Ukraine, Kurt Volker, twice mentioned in the complaint, which the CIA has filed with the Supervisory authority at the end of a telephone conversation trump and Zelensky and which was published on Thursday. The document States that after the telephone conversation, Kurt Volker met with Vladimir Zelensky in Kiev and explained to him how to navigate the requirements of trump (the US President asked the Ukrainian leader to investigate Joe Biden and his son hunter). Also the complaint States that Walker was talking with a personal lawyer trump Rudy Giuliani — who is named in the complaint, a key figure in this story, and tried to "contain the damage to U.S. national security". On Friday morning, Giuliani has published on Twitter a screenshot of the SMS received from Volker July 19, six days before the telephone conversation with trump Zelensky — the message Walker promises, as agreed, to introduce Giuliani with Andriy Yermak, who is very close to Zelensky. In comments to the tweet Giuliani wrote that this text confirms that the complaint "useless and unreliable" and promised more details in the Fox News ten o'clock. At eight in the evening it became known about leaving Kurt Volker, resigned.

the Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov, speaking in new York, said he believes a bloated scandal caused by the publication of transcripts of conversation of the presidents of the United States and Ukraine. The foreign Minister also stressed that this has no relation to Moscow.

Informed the press-Secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov expressed hope that Russia and the United States will not come until the publication of transcripts of conversations of leaders.

Similar reaction of the Russian foreign Ministry and the press service of the President says that some of the details of the negotiations between Vladimir Putin and Donald trump would like to hide from the citizens, said in an interview with the echo," political analyst Dmitry Oreshkin.

Oreshkin added that in the case of the publication of this transcript in Russian can be taken all measures to this text no one can see.