nsucurrent.com
nsucurrent.com October 23, 2017


Moscow Regards US Allegations Against Russian Ambassador Kislyak as 'Bullying'

02 June 2017, 02:09 | Colleen Roy

Jared Kushner's uncle Murray's company KRE reportedly used the White House adviser's image in a pitch to investors

Jared Kushner's uncle Murray's company KRE reportedly used the White House adviser's image in a pitch to investors

"In Washington, the USA side said that in the near future it will hand over proposals to us on how to settle the situation", she said, the state-owned TASS newswire reported.

The FBI and at four congressional committees are probing Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential race, including potential collusion between Trump's campaign and Moscow.

Its officials were thrown out of the compounds in December by the erstwhile Obama administration for Moscow's alleged interference in the 2016 presidential elections.

R.C. Hammond, a senior adviser to Tillerson, told the Post that no agreements had been reached.

Chairman Tom Perez blasted the Trump administration's reported plans to reinstall two Russian government compounds that the Obama administration had shuttered.

The Washington Post reported Wednesday that the White House initially proposed an exchange in early April: The United States would potentially give Russian Federation back its compounds - one near New York City and one in Maryland - if Russian Federation would allow the U.S.to resume construction of its St. Petersburg consulate, halted in response to 2014 sanctions the US issued over Ukraine.

A former adviser to Obama told The Post that they had "no intention" of returning the compounds to Russian Federation.




The Washington Post reported that Trump officials are specifically looking at whether to grant diplomatic immunity for the compounds - if they're returned.

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak at a meeting in Washington, the United States had dropped any linkage between the compounds and the consulate, the Post reported. "So maybe they mind their manners?" said Patricia Gerhardt, a resident.

"These weren't just diplomatic facilities and recreation areas".

"[Former] President Obama closed those two compounds because of Russia's attacks on our democracy", he said in a statement.

President Obama ordered Russian to abandon the compounds on December 29, the same day his administration announced the expulsion of almost three dozen alleged "intelligence operatives" amid lingering concerns involving Moscow's role in last year's White House race.

On May 22, the Russian embassy in the US tweeted out a warning that their government would take aggressive action if their compounds were not restored. "They know full well that those two facilities they mentioned, they are vacation facilities for our kids and this is Christmas, and this is vacation time for our schools".



Other News

Trending Now

White House says no evidence of Trump team collusion with Russians
Brennan was testifying Tuesday before the House intelligence committee about Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. The Senate intelligence committee says it will subpoena two of former national security adviser Michael Flynn's businesses.

Class 10: wide gap in performance of English and Guj-medium
Students those have appeared for this HSC or 12 class examination can check their results from the official web portal. The result available online is provisional and students are advised to confirm the same with original mark sheet.

Tornado watch for Tift County, south/southwest Georgia
The band of thunderstorms over north Florida prompted several severe thunderstorm and tornado warnings Wednesday morning. The forecast says some of the storms will likely become severe, especially during the afternoon and into the evening.

At least 5 dead, 10 wounded in Jakarta bus terminal bombing Featured
The suspected bomber in that attack fled into a municipal building and set it alight before he was fatally shot by police. He said initial investigations indicated the bombs were made out of pressure cookers and were carried in backpacks.

Federal bank maintains rate hike amid economic slowdown, rise in inflation
The US central bank now holds around $4.5 trillion in securities, mostly in US Treasury bonds and mortgage-backed securities. Fed officials, however, made clear their baseline expectation was for a return to stronger economic growth.

Comicon suspect threatened performer
Phoenix Police Department said the threats indicated he allegedly meant to target a Phoenix Comicon performer and police officers. The man was wearing all black at the time of the incident but police couldn't determine if he was dressed in a costume.

Gunman Shot Dead After 21 Hour Siege
Much is often said about the difference in police use of force in the United States and other countries, including Australia. Queensland police officer Brett Forte was gunned down after a "wanted man" evaded police in a rural area west of Brisbane.

Wales boss Coleman says not interested in Palace job
That game is on June 11 and Coleman has named seven uncapped players in a 26-man squad to prepare for a training camp in Portugal. Coleman will trim his squad down to 23 players prior to the trip to Belgrade.

LeBron James breaks Michael Jordan's playoff scoring record
James also gave his thoughts on the finals and said, " Once we get to the preparation for that juggernaut, we will be locked in ". Boston had another nice balanced attack on offense, with Avery Bradley putting up 19 points to lead the team.

Graco recalls car seats; webbing may not hold child in crash
The National Highway Safety Transportation Administration is warning parents about a safety issue involving Graco vehicle seats. Graco has said customers will be notified of the recall and dealers will provide consumers with a free replacement harness.