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Donald Trump Suggests He May Drop Russia Sanctions If Moscow ‘Is Helpful’

Donald Trump has suggested he might drop sanctions against Russia if this country "is helpful."


Donald Trump has suggested he might drop sanctions against Russia and that the communist party rulers in Beijing needed to show good faith on currency and trade practices before he committed to a One China policy on Taiwan.

In fresh signs that the US president-elect is prepared to reshape longstanding Washington foreign policy, he told the Wall Street Journal that he would keep sanctions against Russia in place at least for a period of time.

But he added: If you get along and if Russia is really helping us, why would anybody have sanctions if somebody's doing some really great things?

Trump's policy towards Russia is the subject of intense interest in Washington amid a Senate inquiry into allegations that the Kremlin ordered a hacking operation against the Democratic party to help the billionaire politician win the November election.

Trump � who has praised Vladimir Putin for being very smart � said he was willing to meet the Russian president in the months after he moves into the White House following his January 20 inauguration.

I understand that they would like to meet, and that's absolutely fine with me, he said

Source: Al Alam News Network

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