Russian Prosecutor General’s office was not involved in the organization of the meeting of the US President’s son Donald trump Jr. with a Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya. In an interview with Russia Today TV channel said the head of the main Department of international legal cooperation of the Prosecutor General Denis Grunis.
According to him, the reports are «false».
Grunis said that the Russian Supervisory authority does not communicate with individuals in the United States. Such contacts, he argues, is possible «only in the framework of international treaties and on the basis of official request of the competent authorities».
Head of the unit called «nonsense» the suggestion that the office was able to transfer some data via private lawyers.
July 9, the newspaper the New York Times, citing its own sources wrote that trump Jr. in 2016, met with Russian lawyer Veselnitskaya because she promised to pass the dirt on rival Donald trump in the presidential election of Democrat Hillary Clinton.
On July 11, the son of the President of the United States in his Twitter published correspondence with a PR specialist and former journalist Rob Goldstone, who acted as intermediary in arranging a meeting with Veselnitskaya. Goldstone allegedly handed him the request from the Russian singer Emin Agalarov, the son with whom trump had known since 2013.
According to CNN, spectracolor Robert Mueller that does business on the Russian intervention in elections in the United States, check the contact information of trump Jr. with Veselnitskaya.
The US President, trump said that his son did «a good job» by publishing his correspondence with the Russians.
Veselnitskaya, in turn, said that she had dirt on Clinton.
NBC News reported that Veselnitskaya at the meeting with trump Jr. was accompanied by the Russian-American lobbyist, who is a former intelligence officer of the Soviet Union. The name of the man the TV station did not name.
The Prosecutor General’s office rejected any involvement in the meeting of the son of trump with Veselnitskaya 15.07.2017