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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Obama agreed with the countries in Northern Europe to extend sanctions against Russia


In Washington have passed negotiations between the United States and the countries of Northern Europe, after which a joint statement was signed by Barack Obama and the leaders of Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, Norway and Finland.

Read the story: Obama and his Nordic allies called for anti-Russian sanctions

The statement noted the concern of the military presence of Russia in the Baltic sea and Russian military aircraft and ships, reports Reuters.

Countries urged Russia to carry out maneuvers in strict accordance with international standards and recognized the need to maintain dialogue with Russia to ensure security.

At the same time, President Barack Obama said that the sides agreed on the need for the extension of sanctions against Russia.

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