The President of the United States Donald trump during a conversation with journalists said that, in his opinion, led to the collapse of the Soviet Union, reports “Interfax”.

According to the American policy, the Soviet Union allegedly killed unsuccessful war in Afghanistan: the Soviet authorities have lost a tremendous amount of money and human lives.

“If you think about Russia, you will understand that it was Russia, and ceased to be the USSR because of Afghanistan,” said trump.

That’s why the President doubted that Russia could cooperate with the terrorist Taliban (an organization banned in Russia)and to transfer money for attacks on the US military.

“So I don’t know why they do it (to pay the Taliban. — “Газета.Ru”) — summed up the trump.