Trump said, how would you react to Russia's collusion with the Taliban
The US President Donald trump said that "would be very angry" if the reports that Russia pay compensation for attacks on American soldiers in Afghanistan, turned out to be true.
"As I said, I, of course, read about it, and since I spoke about it. Colin Powell (former U.S. Secretary of state – ed.) says that's not true, but Colin Powell is not the same person I love. Colin Powell says that's not true, other people say that's not true, and if it were true, I'd be really pissed," said trump in the media.
He added that if the reports were true, he would "react accordingly."
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". The white house, the Pentagon and U.S. intelligence said that the confirmation messages at the moment and that the trump they are not informed.
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.