[Global Network Reporter Zhu Mengying] Reuters reported on the 29th that Russia announced on the day that it had foiled a terrorist attack reportedly carried out in St. Petersburg. To this end, the Russian side thanks the (intelligence) reminder from Washington, and Russian President Putin also personally expressed his thanks to US President Trump.
The report quoted Russian media sources saying that the Russian Federal Security Agency expressed gratitude to the United States (intelligence) for reminding that two Russians were detained on December 27 for allegedly planning an attack during the celebration of the New Year in St. Petersburg.
The report also quoted the Kremlin as saying that Putin himself thanked Trump for this in a call on Sunday.
The palace also issued a statement on Sunday saying that Putin and Trump agreed to continue bilateral cooperation to combat terrorism.
The report also mentioned that Russia has previously been the target of attacks by radical groups including the "Islamic State". Two years ago, Putin called Trump to thank him for reminding him to protect a cathedral in St. Petersburg from bombs.