WASHINGTON, may 10. /Offset. TASS Anton Cranks/. Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the dismissal of the Director of the FBI James Komi does not affect us-Russian relations. With the question of the consequences of the resignation of the head of the Bureau for relations between the two countries to the Russian leader asked the CBS correspondent.
“Dismissal? Yes will have no effect. Your question looks, you’re not mad, please, it looks funny to me. We have no say in this relationship,” he said. “President trump is acting within its competence stipulated by the Constitution and the law. We here at what? I, you see, hockey is going to play with fans”, – said Putin. The correspondent of the American TV channel appealed to the President in the Olympic Palace of sports “Big” in Sochi, where he took to the ice to participate in the game Night hockey League.
Earlier, the American press has once again surprised the Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, his behavior at the opening of his talks with U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson. One of the American journalists asked him whether today’s talks with the resignation of Komi. “And get fired? Are you kidding me?” – replied the Russian Minister.
Earlier it became known that trump dismissed the head of the FBI. The decision of the American leader accepted the recommendation of the Minister of justice and attorney General Jeff and Roman sessions and his Deputy the kind of Rosenstein. He explained this by the fact that the Komi Republic is unable to effectively perform its functions.