The Russian Embassy in the US responded to state Department statement on new sanctions

The building of the Russian Embassy in Washington

Washington will seek sanctions to improve relations with Moscow. This is stated in the statement of the Russian Embassy in the United States, RIA Novosti reported on July 29.

“Statement of the Department of state of 29 July approved in the Congress sanction bill may not cause anything but bewilderment. In Washington did not understand that pressure and pressure against Russia do not work”, — says in the document.

Earlier in the same day, us Secretary of state Tillerson issued a message in which he explained that the introduction of new anti-Russian sanctions indicates the U.S. desire to see Russia’s steps to improve bilateral relations. Also, the diplomat expressed hope for cooperation “on major global issues” between the two countries, noting that sanctions will not need.

27 July the us Senate passed a bill on sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea, after which the document was sent for signature to President Donald Trump. The day before the White house said it strongly supported the sanctions policy against Moscow.