Former national security adviser of US President Donald trump Michael Flynn warned about the dangers and risks of maintaining contacts with Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak. According to sources, The Washington Post, Flynn talks with the Russian Ambassador was monitored security services
Members of the transition staff of President Donald trump warned the former assistant to the us leader’s national security Michael Flynn that his communication with the Russian Ambassador in Washington Sergei Kislyak may entail risks. This writes The Washington Post, citing sources in the American administration.
As noted by the interlocutors, in November 2016, members of the staff of the trump turned to Flynn and told him that his talk is “almost certainly under the control” of U.S. intelligence. According to the newspaper, officials from the administration was concerned that Flynn may not fully appreciate the motives of the Russian Ambassador.
Especially for members of the national security Council has asked the Obama administration dossier on Kislyak, which had previously been prepared by the Central intelligence Agency (CIA). This document specifies the publication was prepared within a few days, but it is unknown whether acquainted with him or not Flynn.
According to one of the sources, members of the administration of the previous President has provided the team with trump information on Kislyak to show them “the magnitude of the threat from Russia”.
The scandal around the activities of a Lieutenant General US army retired and former head of the defense intelligence Agency of the country of Michael Flynn began in February of 2017, when he some time after appointment to the post of Advisor to trump on national security has decided to resign. This was primarily due to the fact that Flynn did not provide the White house information about his contacts with the Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Sergei Kislyak. then against Flynn, an investigation was initiated.