The Pentagon has no evidence of "collusion" between Russia and the Taliban
The Pentagon has no evidence of "collusion" between Russia and the Taliban, said the representative office Jonathan Hoffman.
At the same time, according to Hoffmann, any information about the threat to U.S. military personnel in the Pentagon to take seriously.
The New York Times, citing anonymous us intelligence officials published an article which claimed that Russian military intelligence has offered a reward associated with the Taliban militants for attacks on American soldiers in Afghanistan and that Donald trump was informed about it. Evidence is not provided.
The Russian Embassy in the USA has demanded from US authorities for an adequate response to the threats made to the diplomats because of the news about Russia and Afghanistan. The 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 NYT about the "conspiracy" of Russia with the Taliban, said that these allegations are false. On a question of journalists, and discussed if trump somehow this theme with Vladimir Putin in the course of the year, Peskov replied in the negative.