NYT: trump shared with the Bay information received from Israel
WASHINGTON, may 16 — RIA Novosti, Tatyana Kalmykova. The President of the United States Donald trump shared during a meeting with Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov intelligence received from Israel, writes the New York Times, citing sources.
“Secret intelligence information, which trump revealed during the meeting last week with Russian officials at the White house, was provided by Israel”, — reports the edition with reference to current and retired U.S. officials who are familiar with the way in which United States information has been received.
Israeli Ambassador to U.S. Ron Dermer told the New York Times that the two countries will continue close cooperation in combating terrorism. “Israel has full trust relationship with the United States in the field of exchange of intelligence information,” the Ambassador said, adding that waiting for the “deepening” of the cooperation under President trump.
Previously, the newspaper the Washington Post made a statement that trump last week shared with Lavrov at the meeting at the White house top-secret information on banned terrorist group ISIS. The US media suggest that speech could go on about the threat of terrorist attacks on airplanes.
Trump as commander in chief has the right to declassify any information, but his critics argue that it is possible to transmit information Russia could hurt U.S. relations with allies, from which Washington received this information.
The trump said that he had every right to share c RF information in the course of negotiations. According to trump, he wanted to share with Russia data on terrorism and flights safety. In addition, trump said that he wanted to make Russia to strengthen the fight against terrorism.