Russia has reacted angrily to claims by U.S intelligence that the Russian Ambassador to the U.S, Sergey Kislyak is one of Russia’s top spies and spy-recruiters in Washington.
The allegations were made in a Washington post report on Thursday, claiming that U.S Attorney General, Jeff Sessions had meetings with Kislyak during the electoral campaign period to discuss electoral matters, an allegation Sessions has since denied (read )
‘Kislyak is a well-known, world-class diplomat.” she told CNN Moscow.
“He was deputy minister of foreign affairs in Russia, who has communicated with American colleagues for decades in different fields, and CNN accused him of being a Russian spy … of recruiting? Oh my God!”
“Nobody has heard a single statement from US intelligence agencies’ representatives regarding our ambassador.
“This emotional atmosphere builds up a certain resistance to the idea of developing a relationship with Russia. That’s true. The negative effect is obvious here”