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U.S. sanctions to remain until Russia changes behaviour, John Bolton says

ABOVE: U.S. sanctions against Russia tied to a nerve agent attack in Britain will officially take effect on Monday.

U.S. President Donald Trump’s national security adviser John Bolton said on Friday that U.S. sanctions against Russia would remain in place until Moscow changes its behaviour.

READ MORE: Russian PM threatens to answer U.S. sanctions with ‘other’ means

Speaking at a news conference in Kiev, Bolton added he had told Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko that Moscow should not meddle in Ukraine’s presidential vote next year.

Washington has imposed economic sanctions against Russia over its alleged meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Moscow denies the allegations.

In July, Trump said sanction would not change despite Russia request.

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