The U.S. Senate said about the draft law on toughening of sanctions against Russia
The U.S. Senate intends to pass a bill toughening sanctions against Russia. This was stated by Republican Senator Lindsey Graham, reports CBS.
“Next week the bill will be passed that would punish Russia for its interference in our elections,” said Graham. He also accused Russia that she had been providing weapons to the Taliban (banned in Russia) for “killing American soldiers”.
According to the Senator, Russia also entered “in a collusion” with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, allowing it to “retain a chemical weapon”.
Graham expressed confidence that the President of the United States Donald trump will sign the bill. “If we’re going to overcome his veto,” Graham said, noting that the Senate “never” will be to restore relations with Russia before the “do not punish her for her attempts to destroy democracy. He added that “we must begin with tougher sanctions”.
Previously, the newspaper Politico reported that senators from the democratic and Republican parties almost reached agreement on enhanced sanctions against Russia. According to the newspaper, senators differ only in how hard must be.