Kosachyov denies his exclusion from blacklist discussed with U.S. lawmakers
MOSCOW. July 4 (Interfax) - Federation Council Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Konstantin Kosachyov has denied that his exclusion from the U.S. blacklist was discussed at the meeting between Russian and U.S. lawmakers.
"I do not confirm that the issue has been discussed at the meeting; we have not raised the issue. If the [U.S.] senators are going to do something, that will be their own initiative," Kosachyov told Interfax on Tuesday.
The media said with reference to a source in the Federation Council that Kosachyov's exclusion from the U.S. blacklist was discussed at the meeting, and the U.S. lawmakers promised assistance.