Published: Mon, December 18, 2017
World Media | By Shelia Harmon

Putin thanked Trump for intelligence that prevented terror attack

Putin thanked Trump for intelligence that prevented terror attack

"Vladimir Putin guaranteed Donald Trump that the Russian knowledge endless supply of data identifying with terrorist dangers against the USA and it nationals, will quickly transmit to its American associates in accomplice channels", the announcement included.

President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke by phone on Sunday after ISIS-inspired terror attacks against the city of St. Petersburg were thwarted by Russia's Federal Security Service using intelligence provided by the CIA.

The Kremlin said the Central Intelligence Agency provided Russia with key information about a plot to bomb Kazan Cathedral and other places in St. Petersburg, allowing Russian police to arrest a group of suspects in raids on Friday.

Seven members of an Islamic State group cell have been arrested by the FSB, Russian officials added, after they were allegedly planning a suicide bombing in crowded areas of the city.

According to Russian media, Putin also reassured Trump that Russia's intelligence service would transmit any information pertaining to the attacks on the USA to the White House, as it had done in the past.

A White House statement said "terrorists" were captured prior to an attack "that could have killed large numbers of people".

Putin also pledged that Russian security agencies would pass on any information received about terrorist threats to the United States and its citizens.

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders affirmed in a tweet Sunday that the pioneers had talked and said the White House was getting ready to discharge a readout of the call.

United States insight offices have beforehand inferred that Russian Federation endeavored to interfere in the 2016 presidential race with an end goal to enable Trump to get chose.

The leaders' relationship is complicated by ongoing investigations into the Trump campaign's ties to Moscow.

Returning militants from Syria pose a real threat to Russian Federation, the head of the FSB was quoted as saying on Tuesday. "We would love to have his help on North Korea".

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