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Russia: Tsipras pledges support for Russia, blasts EU's "dead end" sanctions02:01

Russia: Tsipras pledges support for Russia, blasts EU's "dead end" sanctions

Russian Federation, Moscow
April 9, 2015 at 01:08 GMT +00:00 · Published

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras spoke of his desire to “bridge” the gap between the European Union's “dead end” sanctions and Russia at a meeting with State Duma Chairman Sergei Naryshkin in Moscow, Thursday. Naryshkin stated that cooperation between Greece and Russian has huge potential, but has suffered due to the recent “dip in relations between Russia and the EU."

Naryshkin also accused the US of instigating a conflict between Russia and the EU by “drawing dividing lines across the European continent” and pressuring the EU into implementing sanctions.

Russia: Tsipras pledges support for Russia, blasts EU's "dead end" sanctions02:01
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Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras spoke of his desire to “bridge” the gap between the European Union's “dead end” sanctions and Russia at a meeting with State Duma Chairman Sergei Naryshkin in Moscow, Thursday. Naryshkin stated that cooperation between Greece and Russian has huge potential, but has suffered due to the recent “dip in relations between Russia and the EU."

Naryshkin also accused the US of instigating a conflict between Russia and the EU by “drawing dividing lines across the European continent” and pressuring the EU into implementing sanctions.

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