Senators in the USA refused to develop the law on sanctions against Russia

Bob Corker

Us senators refused to elaborate and adopt the law on anti-Russian sanctions. This was stated by the head of Committee of the upper house of Congress on international Affairs Bob Corker, Politico reports.

“Senator Ben Cardin and I decided to plan for the future. We will develop a law on restrictive measures against Iran, will make it to the end of the working period. We are also working on law to combat Russia in Europe,” said Corker.

According to him, concerning the Moscow document will be based on the bill on sanctions, but all the restrictive measures will be excluded from it. While Corker and his colleagues intend to wait for the findings of the Senate Committee on intelligence, which investigates likely Moscow’s intervention in the US presidential election, which took place the fall of 2016.

“As I understand it, the General consensus is that the current administration will not — as many people, including me, was afraid to try to lift sanctions against Russia. We’ll wait. One day, maybe we will seek the approval of the sanctions law”, — concluded the Senator.

In recent months, Washington has regularly accused Russia of interfering in the course of American elections by hacker attacks. Appropriate statements contained in the published January 6, declassified part of the report prepared by the US intelligence.