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 "We don't give back our own territory," - Russian Foreign Ministry commented on White House demand on Crimea

Official representative of Russia's Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova, commenting on the Trump administration's remarks on Crimea, said that Moscow does not give up its territories.

Censor.NET reports citing Reuters.

"We don't give back our own territory. Crimea is territory belonging to the Russian Federation," Zakharova said.

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Earlier, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said that U.S. President Donald Trump made it clear he expects Russia to return Crimea to Ukraine and reduce violence in the Donbas. Spicer also said that Washington's stance on Russian sanctions would remain unchanged.
 
 
 
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