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Trump in Warsaw calls on Russia to cease destabilization of Ukraine

In a keynote address in Warsaw, U.S. President Donald Trump has called on Russia to "cease its destabilizing activities in Ukraine and elsewhere."

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"We urge Russia to cease its destabilizing activities in Ukraine and elsewhere, and its support for hostile regimes including Syria and Iran, and to instead join the community of responsible nations in our fight against common enemies and in defense of civilization itself," he said in a July 6 speech to the Polish people delivered at Warsaw's historic Krasinski Square.

What is more, Trump described Poland as an exemplary ally in building defenses to counter Russian "destabilizing behavior." He reiterated that his country would continue supporting peace in Central and Eastern Europe.

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Trump also said Russia should "join the community of responsible nations in our fight against common enemies and in defense of civilization itself."

"We're fighting hard against radical Islamic terrorism, and we will prevail. We cannot accept those who reject our values and who use hatred to justify violence against the innocent," he continued. "Today the West is also confronted by the powers that seek to test our will, undermine our confidence, and challenge our interests."

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As UNIAN reported earlier, Trump is scheduled to meet his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on July 7 on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany.

According to the Kremlin, the agenda of the Trump-Putin talks include the fight against international terrorism, the issues of Syria and Ukraine, and the "sphere of disarmament."

Tags: USA, Trump, Poland, Russia, Putin

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