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Weekend Reads Russian bonuses in Afghanistan: The White House will inform elected democrats

09:15  30 june  2020
09:15  30 june  2020 Source:   lepoint.fr

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The White House immediately denied any knowledge of the Afghanistan story, and the Director of National Intelligence backed up Trump by confirming that The second possibility is that nothing will change. Democrats , I fear, have come to believe the nonsense that they have been peddling, to the

Jason Crow (D-Colo.) discusses the Russian bounty plot and what information Democrats need as they head to the White House on Tuesday to receive a briefing.

USA-AFGHANISTAN-RUSSIA: Russian bonuses in Afghanistan: The White House will inform democratic elected officials

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House sought Monday to downplay reports that it was aware of Russia's bonus payments to the Taliban for killing US soldiers in Afghanistan, as reported in the Washington Post and New York Times.

Representatives of the Trump administration said that the information obtained had not given rise to any consensus within the American agencies and that Donald Trump had not been informed of the matter.

Russia has offered bonuses for killing US soldiers in Afghanistan

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Russia alleged to have offered bounty for killing US troops in Afghanistan but Trump claimed advisers ‘did not find this info credible’.

Washington — White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany repeatedly denied that President Trump was briefed on reported intelligence that Russian military intelligence offered cash payments to Taliban-linked militants to kill U.S. troops and coalition forces in Afghanistan . "There was not a

The White House, accused of sharing its information only with Trump's Republican peers, will hold a meeting with several Democrats in the House of Representatives on Tuesday morning to brief them on the matter, said a parliamentary assistant.

US intelligence services continue to investigate the matter, said the director of national intelligence.

"Unfortunately, unauthorized revelations now jeopardize our ability to one day discover the whole story," said John Ratcliffe in a statement.

Four government sources confirmed to Reuters the existence of classified information suggesting that a unit of the Russian military intelligence service had offered bonuses to fighters linked to Taliban insurgents to kill American soldiers and members of the allied troops in Afghanistan .

The Kremlin rejected information from the New York Times, denouncing "lies".

(Mark Hosenball and Patricia Zengerle, with Jonathan Landay, Tim Ahmann, Susan Heavey and Phil Stewart in Washington, Anastasia Teterevleva in Moscow; French version Jean Terzian)

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