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UK opposition to Russia’s return proves that Trump is right on the G7/G8 being past sell-by date

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02.06.2020

If you point one finger at someone, you have three pointing back at yourself. The truth of that old adage was proved once again with the news that the UK (along with Canada) is strongly opposing any plans to allow Russia back into the G7.

A Downing Street spokesman said that, while it was up to Donald Trump whether he invited Vladimir Putin to the next summit, which is to be hosted by the US, “Russia should not be readmitted to the G7 unless it ceases the aggressive and destabilising activity that threatens the safety of UK citizens and its allies.”

Where does one even begin when faced with such incredible hypocrisy? “Aggressive and destabilising activity”? That describes very accurately what the UK got up to in the Balkans in the late 1990s, and later in Iraq, Libya and Syria.

As for “threatening the safety of UK citizens and its allies” – then Britain’s regime-change foreign policy has proved more deadly than anything ‘them dastardly Russians’ have managed to come up with. Think how the invasion of Iraq – which Russia opposed – led to the rise of the Islamic State, which has targeted Brits at home and abroad. Consider too how the Manchester Arena bomber Salman Abedi and his father fought with former members of the Libyan Islamic Fighting........

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