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U.S. President Donald Trump (L) posing with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov

Engaging in the series of political scandals surrounding U.S. President Donald Trump and his possible ties with Moscow, Russian President has offered releasing record of a key meeting.

BBC reports, citing U.S. media that Trump passed on classified information to Russian officials as he met with Russian Foreign Affairs Minister Sergei Lavrov and Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak last week.

According to Washington Post, the information was related to the Islamic State group (IS) and could have endangered the source of the information, but Putin has stated this week classified information has not been received and has offered to release meeting record to the U.S. Congress.

Meanwhile, U.S. media have quoted a document by former U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey that reportedly reads Trump asked him to drop an inquiry into links between his ex-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn and the Russian government.

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