Kerry: Russian sanctions will remain until full Minsk implementation

Economic sanctions against Russia will remain until the Minsk peace agreement for Ukraine is fully implemented, US Secretary of State John Kerry says.

"Russia has a simple choice: fully implement Minsk or continue to face economically damaging sanctions," Kerry said at the Munich Security Conference.

"The path to sanctions relief is clear: withdraw weapons and troops from Donbas; ensure that all Ukrainian hostages are returned; allow full humanitarian access to occupied territories; support free, fair, and internationally monitored elections in Donbas under Ukrainian law; and restore Ukraine’s control of its side of the international border."

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