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Pelosi calls for sanctions on Russia over bounty reports

U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi holds a news conference with House Democrats to unveil a plan to cut nearly 90% of greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 on the steps of the U.S. Capitol Building, June 30, 2020 in Washington, U.S. REUTERS/Leah Millis

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday the United States must immediately impose sanctions on Russia over reports that Moscow offered Taliban militants money to kill U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan.

“We must institute sanctions against Russia and we must do it right away,” Pelosi said in an interview with MSNBC.

Reporting by Mohammad Zargham; Editing by Sandra Maler

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