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Russia: "Pointless sanctions hurt all but the US" French MP Thierry Mariani says01:18

Russia: "Pointless sanctions hurt all but the US" French MP Thierry Mariani says

Russian Federation, Moscow
September 12, 2014 at 08:00 GMT +00:00 · Published

French MP, Thierry Mariani, blasted the efficacy of imposing sanctions on Russia at the Russian-French Dialogue conference in Moscow on Friday.

The Union for a Popular Movement member said that sanctions hurt all parties except for the United States, and added that in light of the current situation in the Middle East, Russia is not the "danger."

A new round of EU sanctions targeting the Russian finance, energy and defence sectors came into effect this morning.

Russia: "Pointless sanctions hurt all but the US" French MP Thierry Mariani says01:18
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French MP, Thierry Mariani, blasted the efficacy of imposing sanctions on Russia at the Russian-French Dialogue conference in Moscow on Friday.

The Union for a Popular Movement member said that sanctions hurt all parties except for the United States, and added that in light of the current situation in the Middle East, Russia is not the "danger."

A new round of EU sanctions targeting the Russian finance, energy and defence sectors came into effect this morning.

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