The house of representatives of the Congress of the United States caused Secretary of state Mike Pompeo on hearings about possible bribery of the Russians with the Taliban to kill American soldiers in Afghanistan. This is stated in the official report on the hearing published by the international Affairs Committee of the house of representatives.
The congressmen want to find out how the administration of President Donald trump reacts to the information.
The document notes that at the hearing, in addition to Pompeo, also invited the former acting CIA Director Michael Morell. In addition, if necessary, will be caused by other witnesses.
Hearings are scheduled for July 9.
On June 27 The New York Times first reportedthat, according to U.S. intelligence, Russian military intelligence secretly encouraged the Taliban to murder the military from Western countries, including the United States. June 29, the material on this was published in the Washington Post. According to her, the victims alleged conspiracy began a few people.
Russia and the Taliban rejected the information about the conspiracy. Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov saidthat it was “bullshit”.
Trump said that US intelligence does not believe reliable data about the involvement of the Russian Federation to the killing of American soldiers in Afghanistan.
30 June the newspaper the New York Times, citing three related intelligence source said that the US has information about Bank transfers from the account, which controls the Main intelligence Directorate of Russia, to the account associated with the Islamist movement “Taliban”.
The Pentagon reported that Russia has cooperated with the Taliban, to speed up the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan.