Central Intelligence Agency helped stop Russian Federation terror attack

President Donald Trump spoke to Vladimir Putin on the phone

President Donald Trump spoke to Vladimir Putin on the phone

As the United States has provided valuable intelligence information to Russian Federation, it could be a sign that the exchange of intelligence information between the countries might be restored, Russia's Senior Lawmaker Vladimir Dzhabarov told Sputnik on Sunday.

The White House has confirmed that the Russian president called his U.S. 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 says the Russian leader asked Trump to convey his gratitude to the CIA and said Russian law enforcement agencies will hand over any information they get about potential terror threats against the United States, as they have done in the past.

The pioneers' relationship is muddled by continuous examinations concerning the Trump crusade's connections to Moscow. USA intelligence agencies have previously concluded that Russian Federation tried to meddle in the 2016 presidential election in an effort to help Trump get elected.

Russian officials say Putin believes Trump is not to blame for the tensions.

The group was preparing to blow up the Kazan Cathedral and other crowded places in Russia's second city, Interfax quoted the Kremlin as saying. On Thursday, Putin and Trump discussed the crisis in North Korea. The cathedral is a popular tourist site.

"President Trump stressed the importance of intelligence cooperation to defeat terrorists wherever they may be".

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.

According to Russian news outlets, the Kremlin stated that the Central Intelligence Agency tip-off assisted Russian security services in preventing a planned explosion in the Kazan Cathedral in Saint Petersburg.

Putin and his U.S. counterpart have welcomed the prevention of a terror attack as a positive example of bilateral cooperation, the White House statement read.

Russian news reports said that the Kazan Cathedral was the prime target.

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