US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley

The US might ease sanctions against Russia to implement the Minsk agreements.

The US does not plan to repeal or weaken the sanctions against Russia. This was stated by the U.S. permanent representative to the UN, Nikki Haley, reports Deutsche Welle.

“Reduce the pressure on Russia will not be until then while she will not assume the responsibility for carrying out its part of the Minsk agreements,” said Haley.

Responding to a question about alleged Russian intervention in the course of the presidential elections in the United States, the Ambassador said: “We are absolutely confident that Russia intervened in the election.”

According to the diplomat, the Congress is investigating this case and we need to make every effort to ensure that in the near future to provide the public with related facts.

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