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MOSCOW, March 9. /TASS/. The ban on the Pentagon’s cooperation with Rosoboronexport entered for a long time, the day before he was mentioned in connection with the approval of funding U.S. Department of defense until the fall of this year. This was reported by TASS, the official representative of the Russian special exporter of armaments.

So the representative of “Rosoboronexport” commented the decision of the house of representatives of the U.S. Congress, which on Wednesday passed the bill on military appropriations in the 2017 fiscal year, which, in particular, forbids the Pentagon to use funds from its budget for transactions with the Russian company.

“The fact that the ban the Pentagon has long been introduced and not removed. Today remembered in the form of clarification, because the United States asserted the funding the Pentagon until the fall of 2017,” – said the Agency interlocutor .