Published: Sun, July 23, 2017
Global News | By Stacy Ballard

Trump attacks 'intelligence leaks' over claim key official discussed policy with Russians

Trump attacks 'intelligence leaks' over claim key official discussed policy with Russians

Russia's ambassador to Washington Sergei Kislyak, a key figure in ongoing US investigations into Moscow's meddling in the 2016 presidential election, ended his tenure on Saturday.

The outgoing Russian ambassador to the United States, Sergey Kislyak, hosted a farewell reception on Friday as he prepares to leave for Russia, the Embassy said. He is expected to be succeeded by Deputy Foreign Minister Anatoly Antonov.

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Former FBI Director James Comey past year said Clinton had acted irresponsibly but that he wouldn't seek charges. According to Russia's RIA news agency, a special presidential Andrey Krutskikh envoy on the issue and said.

Kislyak's pending departure was announced in June following months of back-to-back election-meddling controversies that slammed the White House and linked the diplomat to hushed communications with high-ranking members of Trump's administration.

Kislyak also served as Moscow's ambassador to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and to Belgium and was Russia's deputy foreign minister from 2003-08.

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Embattled US Attorney General Jeff Sessions discussed campaign-related issues with the Russian ambassador to Washington during the presidential race - something Sessions has insisted he did not do, The Washington Post has reported.

In an interview with the New York Times published on Wednesday, Trump said he wouldn't have picked Sessions in the first place had he known he was going to recuse himself. Flynn then lied about the correspondence with Vice President Pence.

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