To be held in Brussels the NATO summit unfolded a “wide discussion” regarding anti-Russian sanctions, told reporters the head of the National economic Council the White house Gary Cohn. On Friday, may 26, according to RIA Novosti.
“The discussions on sanctions and Russia were conducted today in NATO. Was a pretty broad discussion with many [countries] NATO anti-Russian sanctions”, — quotes Agency the words of the representative of the White house.
Kon said that the US President Donald trump has not yet formed a position on sanctions against Russia. “I think the President is still considering this issue. While we have no position. He has a lot of options,” he said.
In addition, the representative of the US administration expressed confidence in the fact that at the G7 summit, which starts in Sicily on may 26, the subject of Russia will remain among the most discussed issues.
“The question of Russia will be raised, I am sure that the issue of China, all major economic issues will be raised,” explained Kon.
In 2014 after joining the Crimea to Russia and the beginning of military clashes in Eastern Ukraine, the U.S. and several countries have introduced financial sanctions against Russia, limiting investments in the Russian economy, a number of companies, the transfer of technology. Russia in response banned the import of certain products from countries that joined the sanctions.