US rules out easing sanctions on Russia

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He spoke to reporters on Air Force One as Mr Trump headed to the G7 summit in Sicily.

"I've committed to mark up Russian Federation sanctions legislation in the event, the probable event, that the secretary of State can not show us that there's a change of trajectory", he said during a business meeting. "The president wants to keep the sanctions in place and I think the president has made it clear how the Russians could have the sanctions lifted." he told reporters.

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Tusk was responding to comments by White House economic adviser Gary Cohn on Thursday that appeared to differ to those from U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who has repeatedly said sanctions must remain until Minsk is put in place. "If anything, we are probably looking to get tougher on Russian Federation".

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