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Tuesday 20th March 2018

Ukraine's Zelensky Denies Trump Tried to 'Blackmail' him

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7Dnews London

Thu, 10 Oct 2019 08:14 GMT

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky denied Thursday October 10th that Donald Trump tried to blackmail him by withholding military aid to Kiev in a phone call between the two leaders, AFP has reported.

"There was no blackmail," the comedian-turned-politician said at a news conference. A transcript of the conversation showed Trump asked Zelensky to investigate his political rival Joe Biden. 

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