Russia “will have to pay a huge price” if confirmed rumors of its “collusion” with militants in Afghanistan, said the head of the state Department Michael Pompeo.

According to him, if the Russian side “offers money for the murder of Americans or even Westerners, you will have to pay a huge price”.

Pompeo said that he had reported this to the foreign Minister of Russia Sergey Lavrov. In addition, the head of the state Department said the us military was “talking” with the Russian military leadership, RIA “Novosti”.

“We will not stand for this”, – he said.

We will remind,the adviser to the U.S. President for national security Robert O'Brien also said that Russia “pay the price” if “conspiracy” is confirmed.

The New York Times made a statement that Moscow, according to U.S. intelligence, allegedly “offered the rebels money for killing soldiers from coalition forces in Afghanistan.”

The Pentagon said that they have no evidence the information about the alleged “conspiracy”.