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Trump adviser Bolton, in Ukraine, warns of Chinese influence

Trump adviser Bolton, in Ukraine, warns of Chinese influence
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy shakes hands with U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton during a meeting in Kiev, Ukraine August 28, 2019. Ukrainian Presidential Press Service/Handout via REUTERS -
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KIEV (Reuters) – U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton warned on Wednesday of the threat of unfair Chinese trade practices during a trip to Kiev and said he had discussed his concerns with officials, including President Volodymyr Zelenskiy.

Asked about a possible acquisition by China of Ukrainian aircraft engine maker Motor Sich, Bolton told reporters he did not want to discuss specific companies or transactions and that such deals were a sovereign matter for Ukraine.

But he made clear Washington disapproved.

“We laid out our concerns about … unfair Chinese trade practices, threats to national security we’ve seen in the United States…” he said at a news conference in Kiev.

(Reporting by Pavel Polityuk in Kiev and Vladimir Soldatkin in Moscow ; writing by Tom Balmforth; editing by Andrew Osborn)

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