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The white house has questioned the reliability of data about Russia's support of the Taliban

Information New York Times that Russia had allegedly invited the Taliban to "hunt" for a reward for the us military in Afghanistan, "sloppy", nor the President of the United States Donald trump nor Vice-President Mike Pence of such data is not received, the statement said the White house.

As noted by the press Secretary of the administration kaylie Makineni of the intelligence daily received thousands of messages which are subject to strict control. "Although the White house generally does not comment on alleged intelligence sources or internal discussion, the Director of the CIA, the national security adviser and chief of staff can confirm that neither the President nor the Vice President was not informed about an alleged Russian bounty hunting," - said in a statement.

The White house stressed that it does not indicate "the dignity of probable intelligence data, and the "carelessness of the history of the New York Times".

Previously, the newspaper the New York Times, citing anonymous representatives of the U.S. intelligence reported that the Russian military intelligence allegedly offered a reward associated with the Taliban militants for attacks on American soldiers in Afghanistan. No evidence of publication not cited.

The Russian Embassy in the USA has demanded from Washington an adequate response to the threats made to the diplomats from false news. The Russian foreign Ministry called the NYT a fake.

Later radical movement "Taliban" has denied allegations that it allegedly received money from the Russian military intelligence on attacks in Afghanistan.