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Estonia: "It's important for us to keep imposing costs on Russia" - Obama01:07

Estonia: "It's important for us to keep imposing costs on Russia" - Obama

Estonia, talinn
September 3, 2014 at 20:16 GMT +00:00 · Published

US President Barack Obama said that he thinks it's "important for [the US] to continue to impose costs on Russia so long as it is violating principles of international law" during a visit to Tallinn on Wednesday to meet with his counterpart Toomas Ilves ahead of participating in the NATO summit in Wales September 4-5.

Obama also said that the effects of the sanctions on Russia's economy "may be overridden by politics inside of Russia as a consequence of state run propaganda."

Obama will also meet the leaders of Latvia and Lithuania during his visit to Estonia.

Estonia: "It's important for us to keep imposing costs on Russia" - Obama01:07
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US President Barack Obama said that he thinks it's "important for [the US] to continue to impose costs on Russia so long as it is violating principles of international law" during a visit to Tallinn on Wednesday to meet with his counterpart Toomas Ilves ahead of participating in the NATO summit in Wales September 4-5.

Obama also said that the effects of the sanctions on Russia's economy "may be overridden by politics inside of Russia as a consequence of state run propaganda."

Obama will also meet the leaders of Latvia and Lithuania during his visit to Estonia.

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