Nominated by the elected President of the United States Donald trump is the candidate for the post of Director of the CIA Mike Pompeo during the Senate hearing on the issue of its approval, said that Russia “does little to” destroy “Islamic state.” About it reports Reuters.
According to Pompeo, Russia “aggressively asserting itself”, “invading” Ukraine and “occupying” its territory, as it threatens Europe.
Also, according to him, the problems the United States, in addition to “aggressive” Russia, Iran to create a conducting “subversive politics” and China is causing “real tension”.
Expressing his opinion about the hacker attacks against Democrats, Pompeo said about the “evidence” that these “aggressive actions” were made by order of the Russian leadership.
Earlier, a potential head of the Pentagon James Mattis has called Russia the main threat to the United States.
“Islamic state” in Russia included in the list of terrorist organizations, for participation in activities which provide for criminal liability.