The candidate on a post of the head of the US Treasury Department has called the conditions for lifting sanctions against Russia

Photo: REUTERS Elected President of the United States Donald trump is ready to cancel sanctions against Russia in exchange for “the best deal”, for example, on nuclear weapons. The candidate to head the U.S. Treasury Steven Mnuchin confirmed this at the hearing on confirmation of its candidacy to the Senate Finance Committee. Democratic Senator Ben Cardin reminded that he is now preparing legislative strengthening of sanctions against Russia, and asked the nominees if they support the sanctions. “100% – said Mnuchin. And I think our President-elect has made it clear that he is ready to change the sanctions only in the case if you get a “better deal”. That is, if we get something in return. Whether it be nuclear weapons or in other areas.” The nominee also said he believes the implementation of sanctions to combat terrorism “and other illegal activities” the most important non-partisan issue which should be