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May 6th, 2014
06:07 PM ET

Menendez: More sanctions against Russia needed

(CNN) – Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Robert Menendez is calling for U.S. sanctions that would target specific Russian companies.

"Rosneft, the oil company, Gazprom, the Russian gas company, and Rosoboronexports, which is their arms exporter – sending arms to Syria by the way – and (we should be) looking at those three companies as potential targets of sanctions," said Menendez.

For more of our interview with Sen. Robert Menendez, D- New Jersey, check out the video above.

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