The head of the Russian intelligence service met in Washington with CIA Director despite sanctions

The head of the Russian intelligence service met in Washington with CIA Director despite sanctions

Despite a ban to enter the territory of the United States, last week the Director of the foreign intelligence Service of Russia Sergey Naryshkin flew to Washington on an official visit to discuss with the Director of the CIA Mike Pompeo of the problem of terrorism and other issues.

As reported Washington Post together with Naryshkin American capital was visited by two of the head of Russian intelligence agencies — Alexander Bortnikov Igor Korobov.

The minority leader in the Senate Charles Schumer demanded from the administration to trump explanations about this situation. According to Schumer, the visit of Naryshkin occurred shortly before the office of the President has postponed the introduction of new sanctions against Russia.

«Given these circumstances, the decision to host the senior officials, requires additional transparency for the American people,» — said in a letter Schumer sent to the Director of National intelligence Dan Kuatsu.

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