Condoleezza Rice wants Europe to use USA gas & oil, never mind it will be 50% more expensive

Letting the cat out of the bag: Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice (Condoleezza Rice) in an interview with German channel N24 on sanctions against Russia in connection with the situation in Ukraine. 16 May 2014.

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RT.com: Lavrov Says Russia Not Losing Battle With US for Influence in Europe || Although the Unites States are trying to do their best to disrupt the economic relations between the EU and Russia, Russia is not losing the battle for influence in Europe, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Saturday. “There is a big battle going on,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in an interview with Russian TVC channel. “The United States want to use the current situation in order to separate Europe from Russia economy-wise and bargain the most favorable conditions for themselves in the context of the ongoing negotiations on the creation of a transatlantic trade and investment partnership.” The Russian foreign minister said that such talks have been going for several years. “Europe has been persistent enough in defending its interests. According to the Europeans, the United States wanted to gain unfair profit. Now, however, these [US] efforts have intensified, including through the attempt to force Europe to purchase the American liquefied natural gas at prices that cannot be competitive with the price of the Russian gas. This was definitely motivated by economic interest. Still, geopolitical calculations play a huge role, a key one,” the minister said. Answering the question on whether Russia is losing Europe to the United States, the Russian Foreign Minister said, “I think not.

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