The head of the CIA secretly visited Kiev and Berlin: the American media learned the details of the visit
In particular, Burns and Scholz talked about Russian aggression and the Nord Stream-2.
The director of the US Central Intelligence Agency, Bill Burns, secretly visited Ukraine and Germany last week against the backdrop of Russian aggression. In Berlin, he spoke with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, in Kiev – with Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky.
This is reported by the American edition of The Wall Street Journal, citing its own sources.
What were Burns and Scholz talking about
The publication writes that the director of the CIA and the German Chancellor talked about:
It is noted that the head of the CIA stressed that the Nord Stream-2 should be blocked in case of further aggression. According to the interlocutors of the publication, this is the position of the United States. As the informant explains to the publication, Burns was sent to Germany after Scholz refrained from saying that Berlin would freeze the Russian gas pipeline in case of escalation in Ukraine.
In addition, Burns informed German Chancellor Scholz and intelligence officers about possible scenarios for the development of situations in Ukraine if the Kremlin decides to attack.
In Kiev, Burns met with Zelensky and representatives of the GUR
According to CNN on Twitter, the head of the US Central Intelligence Agency, Bill Burns, communicated with the leadership of the Ukrainian military intelligence. They discussed the risks of a large-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine. He also discussed the situation on the Ukrainian borders and ways to resolve it with Vladimir Zelensky.
Recall that the director of the US Central Intelligence Agency, Bill Burns, made a working visit to Ukraine last week.