18:28 GMT08 August 2020
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    Spokesperson for Russia's Embassy in the United States Nikolai Lakhonin said that the Russian ambassador received and accepted invitation to the inauguration of Donald Trump.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – Russia’s ambassador to the United States Sergey Kislyak received and accepted invitation to the inauguration of the US President-elect Donald Trump, which is set to be held on January 20 in Washington, Spokesperson for Russia's Embassy in the United States Nikolai Lakhonin said.

    "According to the practice and protocol rules, foreign ambassadors are invited to the US president’s inauguration. The invitation to the event addressed to Russia’s ambassador Sergey Kislyak was received from the US side. The ambassador will participate [in the event]," Lakhonin told RIA Novosti.


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