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Afghanistan war: Russia denies paying aggressors to execute US troops
Russia has denied reports that it offered Taliban-connected aggressors bounties to slaughter US troops in Afghanistan.
Refering to US authorities, The New York Times, Washington Post and Money Road Diary announced that a Russian military knowledge unit offered the supposed bounties a year ago.
A similar unit has been connected to death endeavors in Europe
The Russian international safe haven in the US said the cases had prompted dangers to negotiators.
The Taliban likewise denied doing any arrangement with Russian insight.
The reports come as the US endeavors to arrange a harmony arrangement to end the 19-year war in Afghanistan.
The anonymous authorities refered to by the New York Times said US knowledge offices had finished up months back that a unit of Russia’s GRU military insight organization had tried to destabilize its enemies by clandestinely offering bounties for effective assaults on alliance powers.
Islamist activists, or equipped criminal components firmly connected with them, were accepted to have gathered some cash, the paper said.
As per the Occasions, President Donald Trump was advised on the reports in Spring. Mr Trump denied having been informed, composing on Twitter on Sunday that neither he nor the VP had been told “about the alleged assaults on our soldiers in Afghanistan by Russians”.
In a progression of Twitter posts, the Russian international safe haven in the US blamed the paper for advancing phony news.
Twenty American soldiers kicked the bucket in Afghanistan in 2019, yet the New York Times said it was not satisfactory which passings were under doubt.
The authorities cited by the New York Times said the White House’s National Security Chamber had thought about how to react, including forcing a heightening pontoon of authorizations against Russia.
The GRU unit supposedly included has likewise been connected to the endeavored murder of previous Russian twofold operator Sergei Skripal and his little girl Yulia with a nerve specialist in Salisbury, Britain, in Walk 2018.
“Our objective killings and deaths were progressing in years prior, and we did it on our own assets,” Zabihullah Mujahid told the New York Times.
He included that the Taliban had quit assaulting US and Nato powers after they concurred in February to a staged troop withdrawal and to lift sanctions. Consequently, the Taliban said they would not permit fanatic gatherings to work in territories they control.