Spontaneous about the appointment of the Russian Ambassador in the USA out of the question, said Zakharov

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Polynicotinate in photobacteria Zakharova. Archival photoSpontaneous about the appointment of the Russian Ambassador in the USA out of the question, said Zakharov© RIA Novosti / Alexander Polynicotinate the image Bank

The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova, commenting on posts around, Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Sergei Kislyak said that about any spontaneity with the appointment of the Russian Ambassador in Washington of the question.

On the eve of former US Ambassador to Moscow Michael McFaul on Twitter said goodbye to his Russian counterpart Kislyak, stressing that he felt pleasure to work with him, despite the divergence of views.

«In our country the decision about the return or the appointment of ambassadors made by the President. This happens routinely right after we appointed a new Ambassador… In this case everything related to the rotation of Russian ambassadors to various countries, takes place in a planned manner. And if the decision on the appointment of the new U.S. Ambassador (and this is a procedure that takes a few months, respectively, neither of which the spontaneity of the question), Sergey Ivanovich Kislyak, who has worked in USA for 9 years, will go down in history of bilateral relations as a man doing everything possible for their development even in the most difficult moments», — Zakharov wrote on his page in Facebook.

About the McFaul she added that he ran away «with the shame from Moscow, failing not only all possible diplomatic objectives and Protocol of the turnout and passwords, but even the strange mission that he entrusted the Administration of (Barack — ed) Obama.»

McFaul was Ambassador in Moscow in the period from 2012 to 2014. He is now a Professor at Stanford University and is an active commentator for Russian-American relations. According to the foreign Ministry, McFaul denied entry to Russia with the phrase «deliberate damage to relations between Moscow and Washington». As noted earlier, Zakharova, during the years of his service on the post of Ambassador in Moscow, McFaul has shown an «absolute professional impropriety».

Kislyak since 2008 holds the position of Ambassador of the Russian Federation in the United States. For a long time diplomat portrayed in the American media as a «conduit of Russian influence». Advisor to Donald trump on national security, Michael Flynn, resigned after the White house announced that Flynn is not fully told the US intelligence about the content of the conversation with Kislyak. In addition, the attorney General Jeff sessions recused himself from the investigation, «Russian ties» environment trump after he became aware of a routine meeting and Roman sessions with the Russian Ambassador when he was a Senator and Roman sessions.

Informed the informed source told RIA Novosti that the State Duma Committee on international Affairs supported the candidature of Deputy foreign Minister Anatoly Antonov to the post of the new head of the Russian diplomatic mission in Washington. However, as noted previously, the newspaper «Kommersant», the Antonov can go to Washington in July — after the first personal meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and us leader Donald trump, to be held on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Hamburg.

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