Berlin calls for retaliation against ‘illegal’ US sanctions on Russia

from RT

New penalties against Moscow proposed by US lawmakers violate international law and officials in Brussels should consider countermeasures, the German economy minister said on Monday.

“We consider this as being against international law, plain and simple,” Brigitte Zypries told the Funke Mediengruppe newspaper chain.

“Of course we don’t want a trade war. But it is important the European Commission now looks into countermeasures,” she added.

According to the minister, “the Americans can not punish German companies because they operate economically in another country.”..

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McKinney Knows #UNRIG is All About Electing Trump in 2020

A sad day for real progressives in America when Cynthia McKinney squirms like this to support RDS’ effort to use her to “deliver 50% of the black vote to Trump 2020”

Cynthia says she will get off the bridge once it’s clear to her something else is going on with RDS which is CERTAINLY not an endorsement of the man.

But my point is… if he’s ALREADY SAID TWICE the whole thing is about ginning up political support for Trump and his neoliberal domestic agenda with the minority vote, why isn’t that enough for her already?

And yes, in this interview she mentioned she can’t get a job in the US because of her honesty while serving in congress and afterward. So what is she looking for? A paycheck while she campaigns until 2020? A job in the Trump White House right alongside all those Goldman Sachs executives?

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Robert David Steele Confirms What I Said About #UNRIG

State Department Instigates Violence Against Elected Members of Constituent Assembly