The President of the United States Donald trump allegedly told Russian foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, top-secret information regarding the banned terrorist organization “Islamic state”. According to the publication The Washington Post, this happened on may 10 at a meeting in the White house.
The newspaper, citing current and former officials says that information is jeopardized by some “the most important foreign source of intelligence” about ISIS, which is not allowed to share this information with Russia. It is also noted that trump allegedly revealed Moscow even more information than its allies.
Later, the U.S. Secretary Rex Tillerson denied the information outlined in this article. He claims that during the meeting, trump and Lavrov discussed a number of issues, among which was a joint effort in the fight against terrorism. In the course of this dialogue to talk about specific threats, but the parties did not discuss the sources, methods, or operations, reports The Washington Examiner.
The refutation followed by presidential adviser on national security Herbert McMaster. “That is how the publication the story is fake. I was present during the conversation. The President and the Minister discussed, in particular, threats to civil aviation. In any form, at any time the actions of the intelligence services was not discussed,” – said the official.
Lavrov has previously commented on the meeting with trump, calling the members of his administration “people who are willing to work to resolve the issues. They want to negotiate not in order to show someone some of his achievements in the field of ideological preferences, and to agree to address specific issues. To solve the issues that affect the development and welfare of the citizens”, — said the head of the Russian foreign Ministry.