The White house has called the perpetrators of the leaks about the "conspiracy" of Russia with the Taliban

For leaks to the media reported about the alleged Russia's collusion with the Taliban are unscrupulous intelligence officials said on Tuesday, press Secretary of the White house Keighley Makineni.

"This unscrupulous intelligence officials who endanger the lives of our military," she said at the briefing.

Previously, the newspaper 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 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 topic with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the course of this year, Sands said.