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 US attorney general on talk with Russia envoy: "Somehow the subject of Ukraine came up"

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who also oversees the Justice Department and the FBI, said he had met with Russian ambassador Kislyak as a senator and not as Trump's surrogate.

Censor.NET reports citing BBC.

According to Sessions, they were talking about terrorism and then "somehow the subject of Ukraine came up."

Read more: Putin's critic Fiona Hill might be appointed White House director for Russia, - Foreign Policy

Sessions met with Kislyak in September 2016.

"I never had meetings with Russian operatives or Russian intermediaries about the Trump campaign," the U.S. official said.

Read more: Contacts between Trump's campaign and Russia to be investigated by House of Representative committee, - Reuters

Earlier, The Washington Post reported that U.S. Attorney General Sessions had concealed his last year encounter with Moscow's envoy. As a result, he removed himself from an FBI inquiry into alleged Russian meddling in the U.S. election.
 
 
 
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