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    Kremlin Not Commenting on Trump Allegedly Sharing Secret Information With Lavrov

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    Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Wednesday declined to comment on reports that US President Donald Trump allegedly disclosed classified information to Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — On Monday, the Washington Post newspaper suggested that Trump revealed classified information on the Islamic State terrorist group (banned in Russia) to Lavrov during their last week's meeting in Washington.

    "No, I will not comment [on these reports]," Peskov told reporters.

    On Tuesday, Peskov called the allegations "complete nonsense."

    US media speculated that the classified information that was allegedly revealed by Trump may have been connected to the threat of terror attacks on aircraft.

    Trump said on Tuesday that he had every right to share facts related to "terrorism and airline flight safety" for humanitarian reasons and to urge Russia to "step up" its fight against terrorism.

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