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General News    H3'ed 12/30/16

Putin: Russia Won't Expel U.S. Diplomats in Retaliation for Sanctions

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Vladimir Putin on Friday condemned new U.S. sanctions against Russia but rejected his own foreign minister's proposal to retaliate by expelling American diplomats. Russia's president described the White House measures as a "provocation aimed to further undermine Russian-American relations" as the fallout from alleged cyber-attacks and interference in the U.S. election deepened. But he said Russia would not seek the expulsion of U.S. diplomats, despite earlier being urged to do so by Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, who also called for the shuttering of a country retreat and a warehouse used by American officials in Moscow.

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Sheila Samples is an Oklahoma writer and a former civilian US Army Public Information Officer. She is a Managing Editor for OpEd News, and a regular contributor for a variety of Internet sites.

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