Photo: Press-service of the President of Russia, Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov
Dmitry Peskov urged to wait until the bill will not become law.
Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov said that the decision of the U.S. Congress that adopted the bill with new sanctions against Russia “very sad” from the point of view of the development of relations between the two countries. It is reported by Interfax.
“Now we can say that news is very sad from the point of view of Russian-American relations and their development prospects, and no less disappointing from the point of view of international law and international trade relations,” said Peskov told reporters on Wednesday.
He added that judges that the information that is available about this bill. However, he was urged to wait until the bill will not become law.
“While we are talking about the bill, so any substantive assessments to give until we are. In any case, the attitude to this will be formulated after a thorough analysis and decision of course rests with the head of state, President Putin,” said Peskov.
Answering specifying question concerning possible retaliatory measures of Russia on the new U.S. sanctions, Peskov said: “I repeat – solutions in the field of foreign policy made by the President of the Russian Federation. And if and when such decisions are made, we will let you know”.
As reported Корреспондент.netthe house of representatives approved a bill on sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea. Now the document must be approved by the Senate and President Donald trump, reports RIA Novosti.
New sanctions in the case of adoption may be the most extensive and complex since the beginning of 2014. The document also includes a paragraph requiring the President subject to confirmation by the legislators of any mitigation or cancellation of sanctions.
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