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Russia summons US Ambassador over alleged interference in election

Russia summons US Ambassador over alleged interference in election

FILE PHOTO: Russian President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with the new U.S. Ambassador to Russia John Sullivan during a ceremony for newly appointed foreign ambassadors to Russia, at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, February 5, 2020. Alexander Zemlianichenko/Pool via REUTERS

MOSCOW: Russia summoned US Ambassador John Sullivan on Friday (Sep 10) over alleged interference by the United States in an election, Russian agencies TASS and RIA reported, quoting a diplomatic source.

Russian news agencies reported earlier that Sullivan had been summoned over an issue with accreditations for Russian journalists working in the United States.

The agencies did not specify which election was discussed. Russia will hold a parliamentary election next week.

Source: Reuters

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