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Trump Urges East Europe to Loosen Russia's Grip With U.S. Gas

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Trump Says U.S. Wants Reciprocal Trade Relationships

President Donald Trump encouraged eastern European leaders worried about their dependence on Russian energy to buy U.S. gas instead.

“If one of you need energy, just give us a call,” Trump told a gathering in Warsaw on Thursday. “The United States will never use energy to coerce your nations, and we cannot allow others to do so,” he said in an apparent slight to Russia, which has sometimes cut off gas shipments to its neighbors over pricing disputes.