The media learned about the British package of anti-Russian sanctions

Boris Johnson

Britain intends to achieve from partners in the G7 the introduction of new anti-Russian sanctions. This was reported by the Times newspaper.

According to London, this should be done as punishment for supporting the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, who used, as the British side insists that the chemical weapons in Idlib. “The Minister of foreign Affairs Boris Johnson will demand from Western countries “very hard sanctions in the form of punishment” for the chemical attack on rebel controlled areas. … The document of sanctions prepared for the meeting of the foreign Ministers of the G7, which will be held in the province of Lucca, Italy”, — says the publication.

Johnson insists that the restrictions were imposed in the case if Moscow does not abandon support for Assad.

On 9 April, the U.S. permanent representative to the UN, Nikki Haley announced that President Donald trump discusses with the members of his administration the possibility of introducing new sanctions against Syria for its support.

On the same day Senator John McCain said that the White house is partly responsible for the chemical attack in the Syrian Idlib.

On the night of 7 April by order of the trump USA struck cruise missiles on the airfield shirt used by Syrian government aircraft. The shelling was carried out after reports of the Syrian opposition that is loyal to the Assad forces allegedly use chemical weapons in Idlib province. Victims of the attack were dozens of people. Damascus his involvement in the incident denies.