Putin Thanks Trump for Info That Stopped Terror Attack in Russia

  • 2019-12-30
  • Source: TTN
  • by: TTN Staff
Putin Thanks Trump for Info That Stopped Terror Attack in Russia
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The United States provided intel to Russia that helped stop a terror attack and Russian President Vladimir Putin thanked President Trump for the assist.

This new information will likely lead Democrats to scream collusion again.

According to Fox News:

Russian President Vladimir Putin thanked President Trump by phone for the U.S. providing information that helped thwart potential terrorist attacks, the Kremlin said.

Moscow initiated the phone call, in which the two leaders “discussed a range of issues of mutual interest and agreed to continue bilateral cooperation in combating terrorism,” the Kremlin said on Sunday. The White House didn’t immediately confirm the call.

Russian officials offered few details about the intelligence they said they received through U.S. Special Forces. Russia’s Federal Security Service, FSB, detained two Russian citizens on Friday who the agency said intended to carry out terrorist attacks in crowded places in St. Petersburg during the New Year, RIA Novosti, one of Russia’s official news agencies, reported.

“Information about the preparation of the crime was provided by U.S. intelligence,” the news agency reported. Another state news outlet, TASS, cited an FSB spokesman saying materials proving preparation of terrorist attacks were seized from the men.

The nature of the potential attacks has yet to be confirmed by the United States or Russia.

 Source: TTN

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