Trump signs a decree

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World news: U.S. President Donald trump instructed to prepare a report on the application of sanctions against Russia for breach of contract on liquidation of rockets of average and small range.

The President of the United States Donald trump instructed the government to prepare a plan for the introduction of sanctions against Russia for breach of contract on the elimination of intermediate-range nuclear forces (INF). Order trump published on the White house website.

Instructions related to the enforcement of the law on the U.S. defense budget for 2018, one section of which concerns the introduction against Russia sanctions. 1244 subsection “C” of this document called “Report on the plan of introduction of additional sanctions against Russia.” To prepare a report on the implementation by Russia of the INF Treaty, should the President of the United States, but in this case he gave his authority to Ministers, the report says the White house.

The report must include “a plan for introduction of measures against specific persons because of non-observance by Russia of the INF Treaty”. Sanctions can be imposed against senior Russian officials responsible for giving orders regarding the breach of the INF Treaty or to contribute to this process.

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The list of persons must be provided in the report. Among the possible measures – blocking assets in the United States and cancellation of accounts, the ban on entry into the United States and “any other sanctions that the President deems appropriate.”

We will remind, in March 2017, the Pentagon accused Russia of violating the Treaty on intermediate and shorter-range missiles. The Treaty on the elimination of intermediate and shorter-range missiles was signed in 1987 by Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev and U.S. President Ronald Reagan.

According to the document, both parties can test and deploy cruise and ballistic land-based missiles of medium (1,000 to 5,500 kilometers) and shorter (500 to 1,000 kilometers) range.