Trump said he would not tolerate foreign interference in elections

© AP Photo / Evan VucciПрезидент USA Donald trump. Archival photoTrump said he would not tolerate foreign interference in elections© AP Photo / Evan Vucci

The President of the United States Donald trump held a Friday meeting of the national security Council (NSC) for the elections and assured that it will not tolerate foreign intervention, the White house said.

«The President has made clear that his administration will not tolerate foreign intervention in our elections by any state or other malicious persons», — is spoken in the statement by the press Secretary of the White house Sarah Sanders.

The meeting also discussed measures of confrontation and prosecution of «those who want to interfere in our political and electoral processes», the report said.

The administration will continue to assist local authorities in the security of elections, assured the White house.

In the US, elections are the responsibility of local authorities, Federal authorities play a supporting role.

The meeting was attended by the trump, Vice-President Mike Pence, Secretary of state Mike Pompeo, the Minister of Finance Steven Mnuchin, the Pentagon chief James Mattis, the attorney General Jeff sessions, the head of the Ministry of internal security, Kirsten Nielsen, Director of national intelligence Daniel Coates, the CIA Director Gina Haspel, Advisor to the President for national security John Bolton, Chairman of the joint chiefs of staff of the armed forces of the United States Joseph Dunford, the Director of the FBI, Christopher ray and the head of United States cyber command Paul Nakasone.

The investigation alleged Russian intervention in the us election, and also alleged links of President Donald trump of Russia, is the independent special Prosecutor Robert Mueller, as well as the Committee on intelligence of the house of representatives and U.S. Congress. Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov called allegations of meddling in the election «completely unfounded».