Donald Tramploline: the White house confirmed the study by the trump of the topic of lifting sanctions against Russia
The administration of U.S. President Donald trump has prepared a document on the removal imposed against Russia restrictive measures. More about this later in the evening on Thursday, January 26, at Twitter wrote a fellow at the Atlantic Council Fabrice pottier (Fabrice Pothier).
“Sources in Washington said that the administration is ready to trump an Executive order lifting the sanctions against Russia. The U.S. President will speak with [German Chancellor Angela] Merkel, and then with [Russian President Vladimir] Putin on Saturday,” said Potier.
According to him, if this information is confirmed, it will be “the biggest disappointment over the years during which the West has sought to stop a revanchist Russia’s steps”.
As stressed by pottier, it is important to followed by the reaction from Congress and from Europe.
27 Jan Reuters citing a source reported that on Saturday may held a telephone conversation between trump and Merkel. The Agency argues that the center of the conversation is likely to be Russia. The source however did not specify whether the raised issue of removing U.S. sanctions on Moscow.
Regarding contacts Putin and trump, the press-Secretary of Russian leader Dmitry Peskov has confirmed the plans of the presidency to communicate on January 28.
Anti-Russian sanctions by the US, EU and several other countries were introduced on the accession of Crimea to Russia, and also in connection with the conflict in the South-East of Ukraine in 2014. Then they repeatedly extended. During the election campaign, trump has repeatedly expressed sympathy to the President of Russia promised to improve relations with Moscow. He also said that in case of victory on elections will consider issues of recognition of the Crimea part of the Russian Federation and the abolition of restrictive measures.
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