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Zelensky calls on Ukrainians not to interfere in U.S. election

Posted On: Aug 8, 2020   |   Posted By: Politico

Zelensky calls on Ukrainians not to interfere in U.S. election

Ukraine's president, Volodymyr Zelensky, is calling on Ukrainians to refrain from interfering in the upcoming U.S. elections. The call comes after the U.S. Intelligence Community released a statement saying the Russian government is trying to help Trump win re-election, and that a Ukrainian member of parliament is participating in that effort.
"It is never and under no circumstances unacceptable to interfere with another country's sovereign elections," Zelensky said in a statement posted on his Facebook page. "Once again, I assure our partners that Ukraine did not allow and will not allow itself to intervene in the future in the elections and thereby harm our trustworthy and sincere partnerships with the United States."
He also urged Ukrainians to "refrain from any activity related to the U.S. presidential election and not allow themselves to try to solve any of their personal political or business problems" by doing so.
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