Sunday, July 9, 2017

President Trump to EU: Buy nat-gas from US rather than be hostages to Russia

If Russia interfered with the election in order to get a friendlier administration in Washington DC, their investment does not seem to be paying off. For years, Moscow has used its near-monopoly on natural gas as an economic stick to threaten eastern European nations into compliance with Russia’s policies. Speaking in Warsaw today, Donald Trump urged nations in Europe to end their dependence on Russian energy and instead buy American:
LISTEN ABOVE to Trump's comments
“Let me be clear about one crucial point. The United States will never use energy to coerce your nations, and we cannot allow others to do so,” Trump said at a press conference flanked by European leaders. “You don’t want to have a monopoly or a monopolistic situation.”
Trump did not name Russia directly, but his message was clear to the assembled leaders.
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