The administration of U.S. President Donald trump will appoint a new special envoy to discuss the situation in Ukraine with Russian presidential aide Vladislav Surkov. It is reported portal BuzzFeed with reference to two European officials, whose names are not called.
The name of the alleged candidate was not announced. It is only known that the choice of the applicant will be overseen by the current head of the Department Rex Tillerson.
The white house has not commented on this information.
Informed the American side in these negotiations presented former assistant Secretary of state for Europe and Eurasia Victoria Nuland. Her recent talks with Surkov took place in October last year — a month before the election, trump the President.
As BuzzFeed notes, the resumption of negotiations actively supports Chancellor Angela Merkel. She discussed this issue with trump at negotiations in Washington. The German leader met the us leader in the US capital on March 17.
In Turin, Italy, arrested 29-year-old Moroccan Munir al Awal suspected of preparing a terrorist attack. He lives in Italy since 2008 and came into sight of the security services because of the propaganda on the Internet of extremist ideology, inciting religious hatred and calls to destroy the "infidels".
In the US State Department announced the appointment of a new official representative. He was a former correspondent for Fox News Heather Nault. According to the office, she has extensive experience in the media. The journalist involved in the coverage of the attacks of 11 September 2001 in the USA, worked in Iraq and in the Sudan.
The US administration has prepared a new package of restrictive measures against Syria and the countries supporting it. This was announced by senior sources in the administration. According to them, the new restrictions are part of broader efforts to stop funding the regime of Bashar al-Assad.
The presidents of Russia and Kyrgyzstan Vladimir Putin and Almazbek Atambayev held telephone talks. The interview took place at the initiative of the Kyrgyz side. "The two presidents discussed current issues of bilateral cooperation in political and trade-economic spheres," — said the press service of the Kremlin.
In Belfast (American Maine) police arrested two goats that roamed the streets. The animals escaped from their owner who kept them in the garage.Officer Daniel Fitzpatrick found herbivore named Louis and Mahli on the street and took them in a patrol car on a leash.
Hockey players of youth teams of the Moscow "Spartak" and "Dinamo-Minsk" came to blows after a match in the tournament for players born in 2006. The meeting was held in Sochi and ended with the victory of the Moscow club with the score 4:2. During the postgame handshakes on the ice there was a fight. The judges soon managed to separate the fighting.