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'Trump to keep sanctions on Russia'

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  28 May 2017 12:00 AM GMT

Taormi (Italy), May 27: US President Dold Trump favours keeping in place the sanctions Western tions imposed on Russia over Moscow’s role in the Ukrainian conflict, one of his top advisers said here. Speaking to reporters at the G7 summit, Director of the tiol Economic Council Gary Cohn said: “We’re not lowering our sanctions on Russia. If anything, we would probably look to get tougher on Russia.” Cohn said this just days after telling the media that the Trump administration was “looking at” the issue and had not yet arrived at a firm position. Acknowledging that his previous comments created confusion about Trump’s intentions, the presidential adviser said that he “should have just been much clearer”, Xinhua news agency reported. (IANS)

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