Tuesday, May 16 2017 23:42 MSK
Trump: ‘I had right to share with Russia’
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President of the United States Donald Trump said it was his right to share information with Russia – the things concerning fighting terrorism and flight safety, which was one of the topics during the talks with Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov on May 10.

Donald J. Trump ✔@realDonaldTrump

As President I wanted to share with Russia (at an openly scheduled W.H. meeting) which I have the absolute right to do, facts pertaining....

14:03 - 16 May 2017

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Donald J. Trump ✔@realDonaldTrump

...to terrorism and airline flight safety. Humanitarian reasons, plus I want Russia to greatly step up their fight against ISIS & terrorism.

14:13 - 16 May 2017

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Earlier, the Washington Post reported that the U.S. leader passed the Russian government some sort of classified information, as Lavrov and Russian ambassador Sergei Kislyak visited the White House on May 10. Later, Trump’s administration denied this information, saying that sources, methods or military operations were not subject to discussion.

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