Media: exploration of the trump informed about the proposal of Russia to the Taliban
CNN says, citing sources, that the spring of US intelligence in the intended for us President Donald trump the summary reported that Russia allegedly offered the militants of the radical movement "Taliban" rewards for attacking American soldiers in Afghanistan.
It is noted that this assessment is contained in the summary, was supposedly backed by several "pieces of information", but the summary at the same time contained information that did not confirm the veracity of these data. The channel adds that trump is not always or not fully reading the summary provided to him.
According to the channel, because the information was sufficiently serious, the staff of the national security Council held a meeting to discuss "possible responses, including sanctions.
The New York Times, citing anonymous us intelligence officials published an article in which asserted that military intelligence of the Russian Federation has offered a reward associated with the Taliban militants for attacks on American soldiers in Afghanistan and that the US President Donald trump reported. 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 the news about Russia and Afghanistan. The Russian foreign Ministry called the media reports a fake. Trump called the article "paid".
Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov, commenting on the publication of the New York Times about the "conspiracy" of Russia with the Taliban, said that these allegations are false. On the question of journalists, discussed if trump somehow this theme with Vladimir Putin in the course of this year, Sands said.