January 14th, 2016 – Fort Russ News –
– RIA – translated by J. Flores –
[… yet it was the DNC and Clinton that was hacked! – .ed]
Israeli officials fear that sensitive data, which Tel Aviv shared with Washington over the past 15 years, may get into Russian and then Iranian hands through the administration of Donald Trump, writes The Independent, citing Ronen Bergman of the newspaper “Yediot Ahronot”.
According to Bergman, American intelligence officials recently met secretly with their Israeli counterparts to discuss the current state of affairs.
According to him, the Americans argue that Putin has “leverage” on Trump, so the Israeli authorities should continue to “exercise caution” in regard to the exchange of classified information with the White House and the National Security Administration.
In addition, the Israelis, according to Bergman, advised do not share any confidential data to the White House as long as there is no clear, that no “inappropriate” ties with Moscow have no Trump.
Israel is particularly concerned that its secrets fall into Iranian hands, which is on friendly terms with Moscow, but hostile to Tel Aviv, the article says.
According to the newspaper, Israeli and American intelligence services cooperate closely with each other since the beginning of the 2000’s. Although it continues negotiations with Iran on its nuclear program, the US continues to receive intelligence from Israel.
Earlier media such as BuzzFeed and CNN, wrote about the fact that “Russian agents” allegedly have dirt on Trump. The president-elect called these “fake news”.
A spokesman for Putin, Dmitry Peskov, in turn, called the statement in the presence of the Kremlin dirt on Trump’s “absolute nonsense”.