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 House of Representatives bans Pentagon from military cooperation with Russia

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bill to regulate the allocation of funds for the Department of Defense in 2017, which provides for a ban on military cooperation with Russia.

As reported by Censor.NET, the bill takes into account the decision of the House Armed Services Committee.

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"The law prohibits FY2017 funds from being used for bilateral military-to-military cooperation between the governments of the United States and Russia until DOD certifies to Congress that Russia has ceased its occupation of Ukrainian territory and its aggressive activities that threaten the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine and members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization; and is abiding by the terms of and taking steps in support of the Minsk Protocols regarding a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine," the document reads.

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