Moskalkova was asked to include in the negotiations Putin and trump theme Yaroshenko

© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petliurite in fotoballoon on human rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova. Archival photoMoskalkova was asked to include in the negotiations Putin and trump theme Yaroshenko© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petliurite the image Bank

The Commissioner for human rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova told RIA Novosti that appealed to US Ambassador to Russia John Huntsman with a request to contribute to the agenda of the talks the presidents of Russia and America, Vladimir Putin and Donald trump question on the content of Russian citizen Konstantin Yaroshenko in an American prison.

«Of course, the agenda of the meeting is very intense. I asked the foreign Minister (Sergey Lavrov) this question (about the content Yaroshenko) to raise. Today I spoke to the US Ambassador that the issue was in the agenda (of the meeting of the two presidents),» — said Moskalkova.

According to her, the Ambassador said that there will also be in Helsinki and I will try to include in the agenda this question.

The presidents of Russia and the USA are scheduled to meet on 16 July in Helsinki. The Kremlin announced that Vladimir Putin and Donald trump are going to discuss the prospects of bilateral relations and topical issues of the international agenda.

Yaroshenko was convicted in the United States in 2011 to 20 years in prison on charges in the preparation of the conspiracy to commit delivery of large quantities of drugs into U.S. territory. In the US, the Russian was taken from Liberia, where he was arrested on may 28, 2010. In April 2016, the court of appeals of new York denied Yaroshenko in the revision of the sentence. The appeal to the Supreme court of the United States Yaroshenko refused.

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