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Old 02-07-2014, 01:24 AM
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Default US sees Russian hand in envoy's bugged call

This is a double whammy for international relations...

First, two US diplomats had a conversation on an unsecured line and ended up being bugged...They "think" it's Russia, but nothing confirmed yet...

Here's the video with the conversation...The second...and MAJOR...problem for the US is Victoria Nuland...The top diplomat for the US in Europe...who was caught on the conversation saying "F**k the EU!"(3 minute mark)..

Real classy Vicky...

I've always said that the Obama Administration will makes friends of our enemies and enemies of our friends...This is just another example...


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Nuland: Ok... one more wrinkle for you Jeff. I can't remember if I told you this or if I only told Washington this that when I talked to Jeff Feltman this morning he had a new name for the UN guy Robert Serry did I write you that this morning?

Pyatt: Yeah I saw that.

Nuland: Ok. He's now gotten both Serry and Ban ki-Moon to agree that Serry could come in Monday or Tuesday. That would be great I think to help glue this thing and to have the UN help glue it and, you know, F--- the EU.
US Diplomat Apologizes For Cursing Ally

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The State Department’s top official for Europe apologized today after being caught making a crude and dismissive remark about the European Union, one of America’s top allies.

The spokeswoman hinted that Russia had taped and leaked the phone call, calling it “a new low in Russian tradecraft.”

A leaked phone call posted on YouTube caught Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland saying “f—k the EU” while speaking with U.S. ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey Pyatt. Nuland used the expletive while complaining that the European Union hasn’t done enough to get Ukraine to break an agreement with Russia and instead sign on to a trade agreement with Europe.

Dmitry Loskutov, an aid to Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, was among the first on Twitter to link to the video, which surfaced Tuesday. Along with the video link, Loskutov tweeted, “Sort of controversial judgment from Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland speaking about the EU.”
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wouldn't surprise me if the FSB was involved somewhere!
Probably still at Putin's beck and call!

and I sort of support her "statement" about the EU!
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