In the state Department told who made the decision on new sanctions against Russia
The decision to impose sanctions was taken on the last days of the presidency of former U.S. President Barack Obama, said the representative of the foreign Ministry.
WASHINGTON, Mar 28 — RIA Novosti. The decision to introduce new sanctions against Russian companies was made in the last days of the presidency of the former head of the United States Barack Obama, said RIA Novosti the representative of the state Department.
USA 21 March imposed sanctions against eight companies of Russia in connection with the American law on the non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction relating to Syria, Iran and North Korea. In the new sanctions list, among others, were “Rosoboronexport”.
The Russian foreign Ministry said that new sanctions are inconsistent with the US claims the priority of the fight against terrorism and undermine the prospects of cooperation to defeat ISIS*.
Donald trump has entered a post of the US President on January 20.
*A terrorist organization banned in Russia.