U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, on June 13 submitted the following statement for the Senate record on President Donald Trump’s comments regarding the government of the Russian Federation rejoining the G-7. Earlier that week, Sen. Menendez also introduced an amendment to the annual defense policy legislation calling on the president to immediately retract his statement at the G-7 and to clearly state that the Russian Federation will never join the G-7 until it ends its illegal occupation of Crimea. Below are excerpts from the senator’s statement.
Menendez statement on suggestion that Russia should rejoin G-7
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