The Kremlin on Tuesday warned Ukraine’s new President Volodymyr Zelensky against asking Washington for more sanctions against Russia, suggesting it would not help his efforts to end the war in the east.
President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman made the comments after US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry said in Kiev that Washington intends to impose sanctions on companies involved in the Moscow-led Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline project.
On Monday, Zelensky was sworn in as Ukraine’s president and said his priority was ending the conflict with Russia-backed insurgents in the east, which has claimed some 13,000 lives since 2014.
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Source: Voice of America