NATO urged Russia to "more constructive policy" on Afghanistan
The NATO Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoana, called on Russia to "more constructive policy" on Afghanistan, but did not comment on the article in the New York Times, which asserted that military intelligence of Russia allegedly offered a reward associated with the Taliban militants for attacks on American soldiers.
"We call on countries such as Russia to a more constructive policy. In the end, a stable Afghanistan is in the interests not only of the US and NATO," said Geoana, speaking at the online conference "Brussels forum".
He stressed that NATO does not comment on leaks of intelligence information.
According to zamgenseka the NATO, the main task of the Alliance in Afghanistan - to ensure the safety of everyone who works as part of operation Resolute support. "We work closely with our American allies," said Geoana.
The New York Times, citing anonymous us intelligence officials published an article in which asserted that military intelligence of the Russian Federation allegedly offered a reward associated with the Taliban militants for attacks on American soldiers in Afghanistan and that this was reported to the President of the United States Donald Trump. No evidence was provided. The Russian Embassy in the United States demanded from the authorities an adequate response to the threats made to the diplomats because of false news about Russia and Afghanistan. The Russian foreign Ministry called the media reports a fake.
Later radical Taliban also denied allegations that it had allegedly received funds from the military intelligence of the Russian Federation to carry out attacks in Afghanistan. The white house has called the note of the newspaper is inaccurate and claims that anything like intelligence reported no Trump. The trump called it "another bridge", and also stated that no one reported neither he nor the Vice President nor the head of the White house "about the so-called Russian attacks" on U.S. troops in Afghanistan.