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Sinema continues strong support for Ukraine and calls for robust actions against Russia

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YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - Arizona Senator Kyrsten Sinema discussed America's current sanctions and called for continued robust actions against Russia.

Obviously, according to a press release, she discussed this with the U.S. Departments of Treasury officials at a Senate Banking Committee hearing.

Significantly, Sinema invoked the late Arizona Senator John McCain, who, like Sinema, Russia sanctioned.

“Arizonans and Americans continue to stand with the Ukrainian people against Russia’s illegal war…We must continue to take smart, robust action to disrupt and dismantle Vladimir Putin’s war machine and bring this bloody, illegal conflict to a close…" said Sinema.

Furthermore, “Earlier this month, the Russian government announced that Putin had personally sanctioned me, Senator Kelly, and other distinguished members of this committee. When Senator McCain served in the Senate, he was sanctioned by Putin in the exact same way. I couldn’t be prouder to share such a distinction with him, and I consider it a badge of honor."

Russia's 25 sanctioned Americans

Consequently, Russia sanctioned 25 American, including Sinema, in response to her support for America's sanctions against Russia for its illegal and unprovoked attacks against Ukraine.

Additionally, Sinema discussed how America's sanctions against Russia has crippled their military and defense production capabilities.

Earlier in August, Sinema applauded the Senate's broad bipartisan vote, ratifying Sweden and Finland's membership into NATO.

Without hesitation, the Senator supported both countries' NATO membership bids and pressed the Biden Administration for an expedient approval for the two bids.

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