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Tillerson says supports keeping Russia sanctions for now

From Energy News Headlines - Yahoo! News
January 11, 2017 - 2:19pm
By Patricia Zengerle and Yeganeh Torbati WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, said on Wednesday he favored maintaining current U.S. sanctions against Russia for now and that NATO allies were right to be alarmed by Moscow's growing aggression. Tillerson, oil company Exxon Mobil's former chairman and chief executive who had extensive business dealings in Russia, refused to call President Vladimir Putin a war criminal and kept the door open to a possible changes in U.S. sanctions policy against Russia, saying he had no

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