German Chancellor Angela Merkel gave the British intelligence dossier on the President of Russia Vladimir Putin, assembled by German intelligence. About it reports the edition Focus.
The journal, citing sources in German security services, says that in October 2015, the Merkel has visited the official country residence of British Prime Minister David Cameron — the estate of Chequers. There the Chancellor met with the heads of the British intelligence and counter-intelligence, MI5 and MI6 is Alex Younger, and Andrew Parker. During the interview they warned Merkel about possible terrorist attacks in Germany. That, in turn, gave them a dossier on Russian President Vladimir Putin and analytical materials about the situation in Crimea.
According to the publication, Merkel is not officially informed about the visit of the heads of the German secret service, which caused resentment among the employees of the Federal intelligence service and Federal office for the protection of Constitution of Germany. In addition, according to Focus on the transfer of information to the British Merkel, the German intelligence and counterintelligence are not reported.
Angela Merkel is expected to visit Moscow on may 2. In the program of the visit was meeting with Vladimir Putin. March 9, the press-Secretary of Russian leader Dmitry Peskov said that the visit of the German Chancellor to Russia does not mean the resumption of the Russian-German interstate consultations.
The last telephone conversation between Putin and Merkel took place on 7 February. The two leaders called for the immediate restoration of the cease-fire in Ukraine.