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Trump signs order permitting sanctions for foreign election meddling

AFP  |  Washington 

signed an order Wednesday allowing punitive sanctions on foreigners who interfere in US elections, two years after allegedly meddled on his behalf in the presidential campaign.

"We have seen signs of not just Russia, but from China, and capabilities potentially from Iran, and even North Korea," interfering in the run-up to the November 6 congressional elections, of said, announcing the new order.

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First Published: Wed, September 12 2018. 22:35 IST