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Trump Presses Germany to Drop Russian Pipeline for Trade Deal

By Hugolas_Madurez following x   2018 May 17, 12:05pm 429 views   1 comments   watch   sfw   quote     share    


U.S. president is pushing Germany to pull the brakes on a major gas deal as the price for avoiding a trade war
By Bojan Pancevski
May 17, 2018 10:13 a.m. ET

BERLIN—President Donald Trump is pressing Germany to pull the brakes on a major gas deal with Russia as the price for avoiding a trans-Atlantic trade war, according to German, U.S. and European officials.

https://www.wsj.com/articles/trump-presses-germany-to-drop-russian-pipeline-for-trade-deal-1526566415
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Why would Trump do something else against Putin's interest? Between this pipeline affair, the attack on Russian mercs in Syria, and the cancelling the Iran nuke proposal, it would seem Trump ain't a Putin lackey after all.


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