The sanctions proposed by U.S. senators, can damage not only relations between Washington and Moscow, but also damage the global economy. This was told to journalists the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.
According to him, negative consequences for Russia are also possible. However, the country will find a way and mechanisms in order to minimize the risks.
Earlier, us lawmakers initiated the draft law on the strengthening of sanctions against Russia. In particular, the restrictions will affect the energy sector. Also in the “black list” – those involved in the privatization of Russian assets and is engaged in the acquisition of sovereign debt of the country. Before the document will be submitted to the President for signature, it must be approved by both houses of Congress.
Peskov emphasized that for Russia the new sanctions a serious threat are not. Now the domestic economy and the energy sector, “confident enough on his feet that it is very flexible and very strong system with a fair margin of safety”, – said the press Secretary of the Russian President.
However, in the Kremlin hope that colleagues from Washington “will be able to sensibly and more sober look at the situation,” he concluded.
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