Foreign Press Review (15.05-21.05)

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Last week a new scandal occurred in Washington and consequences are to be far-reaching. The Washington Post citing anonymous current and former US officials said that during the recent meeting in the White House Donald Trump had revealed highly classified information to Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov and Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak. It was claimed that this information could jeopardize a critical intelligence source of a close US ally on ISIS activities and plans. The report disseminated with light speed In the US press even leading to the discussion of a possible impeachment of the current president because of divulging state secrets. However, in practice for ordinary readers the situation could have another colour and be an extremely disturbing sign concerning the cooperation on combating terrorism.