In an interview with the Associated Press, press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said that during the presidential race in the United States, Moscow had maintained contacts with the staffs of both contenders — Hillary Clinton and Donald trump.
Peskov, described these contacts as “quite natural, quite normal.”
“Our experts, our experts in USA, international Affairs… of course, They are constantly talking with their colleagues here, including the group, Mr. trump,” — said Peskov.
According to him, Russian specialists had contact with people from headquarters.Clinton.
“Of course, it is quite natural that Russian experts are trying to maintain a dialogue with people from different camps. It is important to understand the main currents and major trends, nuances and positions of different parties in different camps here in the United States,” — said the press Secretary of the Russian President.
Peskov also said that Moscow has maintained “a very good relationship with former U.S. Secretary of state Henry Kissinger, also with some scientists and related foreign policy experts on Russian-American relations”.
Press Secretary of President-elect Donald trump hope Hicks in conversation with the Agency said the lack of such contacts.
“That never happened. There is no connection between the campaign and any foreign structures in the course of the campaign,” she said.