Trump adviser says Russia should "get out of" Crimea and eastern Ukraine

22:00, 26 October 2018
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Bolton made the comments in an interview with Reuters in Tbilisi, the capital of ex-Soviet Georgia, where he was holding talks with senior government officials.

“It will be helpful if they (the Russians) stop interfering in our election ... get out of Crimea and the Donbass in Ukraine ... stop using illegal chemical weapons to conduct assassination attempts against Russian exiles in the West, and if they would be less intrusive in the Middle East,” said Bolton.

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Such behavior was what had prompted Washington to impose sanctions on Russia in the past, he said, saying U.S. officials were in the process of deciding whether to impose more sanctions on Moscow.

As UNIAN reported earlier, U.S. President Donald Trump has formally invited his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, to visit Washington DC next year.

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