The U.S. Senate decided not to prepare a new draft anti-Russian sanctions
Moscow. May 2. INTERFAX.RU — U.S. Senate Committee on foreign relations is not going to prepare a new draft anti-Russian sanctions, reports Politico.
The head of the Committee Bob Corker said senators intend to address the issue of sanctions against Iran and Russia’s influence in Eastern Europe, but I hope to stand up to Moscow, without resorting to restrictive measures.
He said that he would like to wait for the completion of the investigation, which the Senate intelligence Committee is the alleged influence of Russia on elections of the President of the United States.
Corker said that the Senate is going to wait, but in the future, against Russia may be introduced new restrictions.
Did not agree with Florida Senator Marco Rubio, who in 2016, lost to Donald Trump in the primaries of the Republican party. According to him, “any time is good for the introduction of new sanctions against Russia.”
The draft of sanctions against Iran was represented by Corker in March and applies measures of influence on Tehran in connection with the alleged ongoing work on the nuclear program, human rights violations and support for military groups, which the US considers terrorist.