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Clause 2 — Addition to list of treaties

Part of Orders of the Day – in the House of Commons at 6:00 pm on 30th January 2008.

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Photo of Mike Gapes Mike Gapes Chair, Foreign Affairs Committee 6:00 pm, 30th January 2008

No, that is a complete misrepresentation of what I said. My argument is that because there are divisions within the EU, Russia is able to pick off individual EU member states, bully smaller countries and even attempt to bully some larger ones. Some countries have gone along with that to some extent. It is deplorable that the Russian Government have bullied Estonia and Lithuania. They have even bullied the UK over matters unrelated to energy, such as the British Council and the murder of Mr. Litvinenko.

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