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What’s behind Trump lambasting the anti-Russian sanctions law he signed?

Posted by seumasach on August 3, 2017

“According to the expert, the newly signed sanctions law will also intensify the political struggle in the European Union. However, Smirnov noted that European countries would change their foreign policy agenda only after a reshuffle in their leadership.” There are also constitutional problems since any EU member, for example, Poland could veto any retaliatory measures. There is, thus, considerable play in using the sanctions to divide Europe.


3rd August, 2017

US President Donald Trump signed new anti-Russian sanctions but also criticized the bill as contradicting the Constitution. This criticism signals the ongoing struggle between the US establishment and the Trump team, a political analyst told Radio Sputnik.

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