Lavrov called the new US sanctions Russophobic obsession

Lavrov called the new US sanctions Russophobic obsession

The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov expressed regret in connection with the Russophobia of the US over the imposition of new sanctions against Moscow.

He stated this at a press conference after talks with French foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, reports TASS.

“Russophobic obsession in the United States goes all the faces. A new package of sanctions was adopted “out of the blue” and does not improve the atmosphere of bilateral relations ahead of a possible summit between Russia and the USA”, — said the Minister.

On 20 June it became known about the introduction Washington’s new package of anti-Russian sanctions. Black lists added 38 points — 19 of 19 names and names of organizations involved in “Russia’s actions in Ukraine.” Including the company “Concord catering” and “Concord management and consulting” controlled restaurateur Yevgeny Prigozhin, who is under sanctions from 2016. In addition, restrictions apply to some officials of the Crimea and the breakaway republics of Donbass, and also to people associated with the club of bikers “Night wolves”.

In Moscow said that starting the study of the response to the sanctions.