ABC: trump told Lavrov about the plans of ISIS to blow up a passenger plane
According to the channel, it was about the intentions of the rebels to organize a terrorist attack on Board the plane bound for the United States. To do this, extremists hoped to use hidden in the body of the laptop is the bomb.
NEW YORK, may 17. /Offset. TASS Ivan sawyers/. The information which the US President Donald trump shared with the Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at a meeting in Washington, regarding plans of the terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG banned in Russia) to blow up a passenger plane. This was reported by the American channel ABC.
According to his sources, these data were initially obtained an Israeli spy in the ranks of ISIS.
It was about the intentions of the rebels to organize a terrorist attack on Board the plane bound for the United States.
For these purposes, the extremists hoped to use hidden in the body of the laptop is the bomb. Such an explosive device, according to the TV station, according to American experts, it would be difficult to detect during the inspection using conventional equipment.
Washington believed that intelligence is credible and precisely because of that considered the possibility to introduce a ban on bringing laptops into the cabin of the aircraft arriving in the U.S. from European countries. The adoption of ABC after trump shared the indicated information with Lavrov, the life of a spy is in danger. The Israeli side, providing information to the United States, insisted that it should remain confidential.
Version ABC, trump’s assistant for national security Herbert McMaster considered acceptable providing the specified information, the Russian Federation, in particular due to the fact that in October 2015 the attack of the Russian aircraft A321 “Kogalymavia” flying from the Egyptian resort of Sharm El-Sheikh to St. Petersburg, crashed in the Sinai Peninsula. On its Board there were 217 passengers and seven crew members, they all died. The TV channel noted that McMaster has not formally confirmed, disclose whether trump sensitive information.
Last week it became known that Washington may not be able to take laptops into the cabin of the aircraft arriving in the U.S. from European countries. However, in the U.S. Department of homeland security stressed that no final decision on the extension of the ban at this point was not accepted.
A similar rule, States have already introduced at the end of March in respect of flights from 10 major international airports, located in Jordan, Egypt, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates. As reported, Washington fears that passengers from these countries can carry on Board explosive devices under the guise of computers. In this regard, in the cabin you can take with you only a mobile phone, the larger device need to be checked. Violation of this rule, the airline threatens her revocation of the license to operate in USA.
The position of the White house
Earlier Tuesday, McMaster said at a briefing that trump did not commit any violations, sharing with Lavrov the data that are relevant to the fight against terrorism. According to him, none of those who were present at the meeting may 10 meeting, “did not feel that there had been any wrongdoing”. The presidential aide also described the conversation with Lavrov as “routine exchange with the leaders with whom he (trump) is interacting”.
With allegations that trump could share with Lavrov and Russian Ambassador in Washington Sergei Kislyak top secret information about ISIS first made on Monday, the newspaper The Washington Post .
Earlier, trump, commenting on the required publication of The Washington Post, also said that as head of state had the right to share information with Russia. He added that the data he provided the Russian representatives, will contribute to the fight against terrorism, in particular ISIS.