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Ukraine crisis put on ice by Trump staff busy working out how to buy Greenland

State and defence departments wanted military aid restored, but the Greenland issue ‘took up a lot of energy’, new testimony revealsAfter the White House cut off military aid to Ukraine, Donald Trump’s top officials scrambled to get it restored but were unable to organise a meeting with the president, in part because his staff were too busy pursuing his interest in buying Greenland, according to newly released congressional testimonyThe acting US ambassador to Ukraine, Bill Taylor, told Congress that Trump’s order in mid-July to cut off security assistance triggered a series of high-level meetings with cabinet members on how to …read more

Source:: The Guardian



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