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Canada: May welcomes G7 will to keep Russia sanctions03:33

Canada: May welcomes G7 will to keep Russia sanctions

Canada, La Malbaie
June 10, 2018 at 01:11 GMT -00:00 · Published

British Prime Minister Theresa May said that she welcomes the G7's will to maintain sanctions on Russia, speaking at a press conference during the G7 Summit in La Malbaie on Saturday.

"I also welcome the G7's recognition of the need to maintain sanctions on Russia, in light of Russia's failure to fully implement the Minsk agreements in Ukraine," May said.

"Foreign interference in our democratic institutions and processes and other forms of malign state activity pose a strategic threat to our shared values and interests," she added.

The British Prime Minister expressed her disappointment over the US "unilateral" decision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminium imports on the EU.

"The loss of trade through tariffs undermines competition, reduces productivity, removes the incentive to innovate and ultimately makes everyone poorer," May said.

She concluded: "If there is to be any conversations about Russia's future in relation to this particular group, they have to change their ways, they have to change the route that they're taking on this sort of activity that they're involved in."

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British Prime Minister Theresa May said that she welcomes the G7's will to maintain sanctions on Russia, speaking at a press conference during the G7 Summit in La Malbaie on Saturday.

"I also welcome the G7's recognition of the need to maintain sanctions on Russia, in light of Russia's failure to fully implement the Minsk agreements in Ukraine," May said.

"Foreign interference in our democratic institutions and processes and other forms of malign state activity pose a strategic threat to our shared values and interests," she added.

The British Prime Minister expressed her disappointment over the US "unilateral" decision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminium imports on the EU.

"The loss of trade through tariffs undermines competition, reduces productivity, removes the incentive to innovate and ultimately makes everyone poorer," May said.

She concluded: "If there is to be any conversations about Russia's future in relation to this particular group, they have to change their ways, they have to change the route that they're taking on this sort of activity that they're involved in."

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