The Kremlin reacted to the declassification of conversations between Clinton and Yeltsin


Dmitry Pascutto: Dmitry Azarov / Kommersant

In the Kremlin do not see anything wrong in the publication on the website of the library of former U.S. President bill Clinton transcripts of conversations with the first President of Russia Boris Yeltsin, said the press-Secretary of Russian leader Dmitry Peskov. It is quoted by “Interfax” on Friday, August 31.

Sands gave a negative answer to a question, agreed that the U.S. side with Moscow the publication of the transcripts.

He said that, “as a rule, not declassified documents relating to the current politicians”.

Earlier Friday, the website of the Library of bill Clinton was published transcript of telephone negotiations of leaders. From materials follows, that Boris Yeltsin announced in September 1999 his American counterpart bill Clinton that chose his successor Vladimir Putin. According to him, Putin is a reliable person.

In addition, 13 Jul 1999, Yeltsin offered Clinton to meet in a secluded place to discuss the Kosovo crisis with eye to eye. In particular, the former President of Russia is considered as the place of negotiations, the submarine and the island.

Yeltsin led the country in 1991. Five years later he was re-elected for a second term. December 31, 1999, the politician announced his resignation. Acting President was appointed the Chairman of the government Vladimir Putin.

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