In the U.S. Senate have agreed on new anti-Russian sanctions
Members of the U.S. Senate on Monday, June 12, has agreed on new measures to exert pressure on Russia.
Also, American legislators want to deprive the White house of the right to personally remove the already existing anti-Russian restrictions. The journalists said the Chairman of the Senate foreign relations Committee, Republican Bob Corker, whose words leads TASS.
“I think we did it. Now we are finalizing the text, but the agreement we have reached,” said Corker. According to him, the new measures will include an obligatory consideration of the question of lifting the sanctions against Russia before it will want to make the White house.
According to the Associated Press, referring to the senators from the Democratic and Republican parties, the new anti-Russian sanctions will be imposed “in response to the violation of the territorial integrity of Ukraine and Crimea, the brazen cyber attack and interference with elections (US presidential elections in 2016 — approx. “Of the tape.ru”) and the ongoing aggression in Syria.”
A procedural vote on the introduction of new measures scheduled for Wednesday. The Associated Press predict that members of both parties support them.
Initiatives will be issued in the form of amendments to the bill about the new restrictions against Iran, which has already passed a procedural vote. This will allow senators to spend time introducing a separate bill, notes TASS.
About the plans of us lawmakers to toughen anti-Russian sanctions on June 11 told a member of the U.S. Senate Lindsey Graham. According to him, the document will be adopted by the upper house this week.
The US impose on Russia responsible for a series of cyber attacks perpetrated during the election campaign against American political organizations. January 6 was published declassified version of the report prepared by the CIA, FBI and NSA, in which he argued that Russian President Vladimir Putin personally ordered to organize a campaign in order to influence U.S. elections and to achieve victory trump. Moscow regularly denies involvement in the cyber attacks.