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US created the EU to seize the sovereignty of the member states

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US created the EU to seize the sovereignty of the member states

Disproof

The European Union was set up by six founding members (Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg and the Netherlands) with the aim of ending the frequent and bloody wars between neighbours, which culminated in the Second World War. Today, it consists of 28 independent and sovereign member countries.

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Reported in: Issue 31
Date: 17.06.2016
Language: Russian
Country: Europe, EU, US
Keywords: US presence in Europe, Sovereignty
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Petr Tolstoy's "Vremya Pokazhet", political talk show, 41:22
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