Flynn lobbied for a commercial project in Saudi Arabia, says ABC News

© AP Photo / Carolyn KasterЭкс-Advisor to the President for national security Michael FlynnFlynn lobbied for a commercial project in Saudi Arabia, says ABC News© AP Photo / Carolyn Kaster

Democrats in the house of representatives has accused the former adviser to the U.S. President for national security Michael Flynn that he lobbied for a commercial project businessmen of the US and Russia to Saudi Arabia and not told his former boss about the trip to the middle East, according to ABC News.

According to him, the Democrats leading the investigation against Flynn, reported that the retired General in 2015, he visited Saudi Arabia. There, he allegedly worked for the American company X-Co Dynamics Inc and ACU Strategic Partners. It is reported that these companies were going to provide in Saudi Arabia, the construction of Russian nuclear reactors, and to compensate the Russian side was planned through contracts for the supply of Russian weapons to that country. This partnership never realized. Subsequently, Saudi Arabia and Russia signed an intergovernmental agreement on the construction of a Rosatom nuclear power plants in the Kingdom. According to estimates, can be built up to 16 units with a value of up to $ 100 billion.

ABC News reports that Flynn also announced his former superiors at the Pentagon about other foreign rides or omitted key details.

Flynn was again in the spotlight when New York Times reporter leak, citing trump fired the former Director of the FBI James Komi. According to the statement of Komi, the President of the United States Donald trump offered him to «dismiss» the investigation against Flynn. However, Komi dismissal stated under oath in Congress that are not faced with pressure.

Against Flynn under investigation about his work as a lobbyist for the Turkish government. According to media reports, Flynn is also involved in the investigation of «Russian interference in the election» and «relationships trump of Russia» — the presence of such links refute in the White house and the Kremlin.

The General-the Lieutenant in resignation of Michael Flynn in 2012-2014, he held the position of chief of the Intelligence Department of the Ministry of defense (DIA), and from 20 January to 13 February 2017 was the national security adviser of the President. Flynn resigned amid charges that do not fully disclose the content of their conversations with the Russian Ambassador in Washington Sergei Kislyak. Media claimed, citing intelligence that Flynn was discussing with dubious the possible lifting of US sanctions against Russia. Flynn denied it. The Kremlin said that the conversation Flynn and Kislyak took place, but its content is conveyed correctly.

After the resignation of Flynn congressional committees and the Pentagon began to check the reports that Flynn received during his visit to Russia in 2015, the fees from the Russian companies — it to him as a bearer of secrets and the recent senior military required the approval in the United States. Attorney Flynn stated that he briefed the US intelligence services about their trip before and after a visit to Moscow.


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