Trump Putin call: Central Intelligence Agency helped stop Russian Federation terror attack

Alexei Druzhinin  Russian President's press service  TASS

The White House has confirmed that the Russian president called his United States counterpart on Sunday after the CIA supplied intelligence which allowed Russia's security services (FSB) to break up a "terror cell" planning an attack on Russia's second biggest city.

The Kremlin said Putin told Trump during the call on Sunday that the information provided by the Central Intelligence Agency was sufficient to track down and detain a "group of terrorists" that was planning to bomb the Kazan Cathedral and other sites in the city.

Putin added that his country will also alert the USA if it ever got hold of information regarding a planned terror attack on U.S. soil.

"Both leaders agreed that this serves as an example of the positive things that can occur when our countries work together", the readout said.

Last week Russian media reported that the Federal Security Service had detained the followers of the so-called Islamic State group who were planning the attack.

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Mr Putin told Mr Trump that Russia's special services would hand over information on terror threats to their U.S. counterparts, it added.

The White House on Sunday confirmed media reports from Russian Federation that US President Donald Trump had spoken to Russia's Vladimir Putin on Sunday.

"President Trump appreciated the call and told President Putin that he and the entire United States intelligence community were pleased to have helped save so many lives", the White House said in a statement late on Sunday.

Sunday's conversation between the two presidents marks the second time the two men have spoken in a week. They keep going talked by phone on Thursday, when they examined US-Russian ties and the expanding pressures encompassing North Korea. "We would like to have Russia's help", he told reporters outside the White House.

On Tuesday, FSB chief Alexander Bortnikov said Russian Federation was on alert for the possible return of jihadists from Syria ahead of the World Cup and the presidential election in 2018.

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