THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION

22:48
Wed, 21 Jun 2017
Telegraph

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The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia has canceled the next round of consultations with the US State Department due to the introduction of new sanctions against Russia.

This was stated by Deputy foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov, the review of which is published on the Agency’s website, reports European truth.

We are talking about is scheduled for June 23 Ryabkov’s meeting with US Deputy Secretary of state Thomas Shannon.

According to Ryabkov, it was planned the continuation of bilateral consultations on the “irritants” in Russian-American relations.

“After yesterday’s decision on sanctions, the situation is not conducive to holding a round of this dialogue, especially since the content for it is not reached because Washington was not proposed and is not proposing anything concrete in this area,” – said Ryabkov.

We will remind, on June 20, the U.S . imposed sanctions on 38 individuals and legal entities, among which the Russian officials, “officials” of the annexed Crimea and the so-called LPR/DPR, Russian banks, against 20 “daughters” “Transneft”.