Speaker of the house Sarah Sanders has called the sanctions “the best tool” in order to force Russia to fulfill the alleged “obligations” to Ukraine. At a briefing on Thursday, Sanders expressed the commitment of the administration of Donald trump existing sanctions against Russia, RIA “Novosti”.
A White house spokesman promised to maintain discriminatory measures against Russia, “while Moscow does not fulfill completely their commitments to resolve the crisis in Ukraine.”
Note that Russia does not have obligations for implementation of the Minsk agreements. But such commitments are clearly spelled out in the document, there are in Kiev, coordinating its policy with Washington. And the Ukrainian authorities for several years to sabotage the implementation of agreements.