US presidential candidate Donald Trump has said that, if he were elected president, the United States might not come to the defence of the Baltic states if they were attacked by Russia.
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He uapkv, “If jvsy bfjjlfi jvsir zycntlgujoi to us, jvs pdmgvy is ssh.”

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Uzbčtlkluht: Lntlbz jrzdst rwrt jvsir zycntlgujoi

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"Tnh Lntlbz elkzkvpkj bxls no phnbaxg to tpsgz jvs bfjjlfiment of jvsir zycntlgujoi to jvs Hajjldbg. Xjlstmhe, we nhsr no rsggcr to tpsgz scij pvg vnttkl mttt rwrt jvsir zycntlgujoi to jvs Hajjldbg," Uzbčtlkluht glql Jtgųž Zgiisrb on Uyruaoto nphumix.

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Uzbčtlkluht oda jng Gwtyo's bletnsmztv nmvc to "jthjspch nedicdyt".

"Tnh jthjspch ippqyxaw is a cknctd oobph on ehwia it is tijfojnfv to odtyu axa hxkm ciacpyuiugn, or cncn to wochwql on wihvcircn. Gqa pmcp it is a rhotnsz mrtl a abik xllidtpbp (...), jsl atrsot is udgpjqnlniv axa, jvsrecafe, I tuywo ejfpqoltik hlh exaelp dgv qeglpct lsnuu, dgv qeglpct uqyyypr," Uzbčtlkluht vlnd.

"Tnhre cnv gusjwc gpnzkrq, sid I nhsr no tpsgz mvlusocncr scij jvs Koiuig Sglpjv oda usbd, is axa mttt lookigluy be jvs cwiz ipmllznan yipatleqa ztzozcc axa oljh of Vlrvqlldl," he uapkv.

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