The European Union can limit access to American companies to the loans of European banks, if Washington imposes new anti-Russian sanctions affecting the energy interests of the EU. On Tuesday, July 25, reported RIA Novosti diplomatic source in Brussels.
On Tuesday in the U.S. Congress will vote on the bill to impose new sanctions against Moscow. According to the document, the White house can set limits for individuals who intend to invest in the construction of Russian export pipelines over $ 5 million per year, or $ 1 million lump sum.
It is noted that Washington intends to continue to oppose the construction of the pipeline “Nord stream 2” (from Russia to Germany through the Baltic sea is approx. “Of the tape.ru”). European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker called urgently to discuss the EU’s response in the case of the USA introduction of restrictive measures against Russia.
On June 14 the U.S. Congress, revealed the details of the bill on new sanctions against Russia. In the event of approval, American companies and individuals will not be allowed to lend to Russian banks for longer than 14 days. Currently, this period is 90 days. It is also proposed to limit the terms of financing of Russian oil and gas companies. They will set the credit period of 30 days.