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Media: the Finance Minister of the USA wanted to depart to a honeymoon by office plane - RIA Novosti, 9/14/2017


Media: the Finance Minister of the USA wanted to depart to a honeymoon by office plane - RIA Novosti, 9/14/2017
MOSCOW, 14 Sep — RIA Novosti. The U.S. Treasury Secretary Stephen Mnuchin requested permission to use of the government plane for flights with the spouse during a honeymoon, reports ABC TV channel with reference to sources.© of AP Photo/Richard Drewglava of the Ministry of Finance of the USA could exceed authority for viewing zatmeniyanovobrachny planned to carry out a honeymoon in Europe and to visit France, Italy and Scotland. As notes TV channel, the cost of operation of the plane of the U.S. Air Force within an hour is about 25 thousand dollars. The management of the general inspector of the Ministry of Finance which was engaged in consideration of the application, has considered the requirement of the minister inexpedient and has rejected it. The representative of the Ministry of Finance of the USA, commenting on Mnuchin's inquiry, I have said that the similar requirement has been caused by need for a safe way of communication. "It is necessary that he had access to safe means of communication, and our task – to consider a wide range of options of ensuring this access to time of his trips, including possible use of the military plane" — gives TV channel excerpt from the answer of the representative. Earlier mass media have reported that the management of the general inspector of the U.S. Department of the Treasury studies circumstances of flight of Mnuchin by government plane which the minister could make for viewing of a solar eclipse.

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