The Kremlin has responded to US plans to impose new sanctions

Dmitry Peskov

The Kremlin is “very negative” to assess the bill on sanctions against Russia and Iran, which is considered in the U.S. Congress. On Saturday, July 22, told RIA Novosti press-Secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov.

“Extremely negative”, — he said in answer to the question, how do you evaluate this bill in the Kremlin.

Earlier on Saturday on the website of the U.S. Congress published the text of the bill. Measures should relate to the oil and gas and banking sectors of the Russian economy. The document, in particular, provides resistance to the project “Northern stream-2”.

A number of major us financial and industrial conglomerates, including BP, Exxon, MasterCard, Visa, Citigroup, Ford, Dow Chemical, Procter & Gamble, General Electric and Caterpillar, have criticized the draft of the new restrictions.

Also dissatisfaction expressed by the European Union, stating that in the case of a law can be consequences that threaten economic and energy interests of the EU.

The vote is scheduled for July 25.