It is reported by RIA Novosti with reference to the press service of the White House.
“Neither the president nor the vice president were informed of the alleged Russian bounty hunt,” the text says.
It is noted that this can be confirmed by the director of the CIA, national security adviser and chief of staff.
The report also emphasized that this does not indicate “the merits of probable intelligence data”, but “the sloppiness of the history of the New York Times”.
Earlier, the Russian Foreign Ministry called fake information in the publication of the newspaper The New York Times, which refers to the alleged involvement of the Russian side in the killings of the US military in Afghanistan.
“Taliban” – the organization was recognized as terrorist by the decision of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation of February 14, 2003.