Pence said that trump will soon sign the law on new sanctions against Russia
The US President Donald trump will soon sign the law on new sanctions against Russia, said Vice-President Michael Pens at a press conference after talks with Prime Minister of Georgia Giorgi Kvirikashvili in Tbilisi. The specific timing he never called.
“We are confident that there is an opportunity to improve relations with Russia. Only time will tell. However, the dialogue between the parties begins with the recognition of each other’s views and mutual respect. The sanctions that will be signed trump, will be the proof that we do what we say”, — said Mr. Pence. The specific timing of the signing, he did not name.
Previously, the bill on new sanctions against Russia agreed to by the U.S. Congress. A new list of restrictions affecting the European partners of Russia — the sanctions will affect EU-companies that participate in Russian energy projects. The EU has stated that it reserves the right to impose sanctions for Washington if new anti-Russian restrictions are agreed with our European partners.
The Kremlin has called the decision of us congressmen “blackmail, which threatens many countries” and outlined the specific response — a ban on the use of a dacha in Serebryany Bor and warehouse space in Moscow and the reduction of the U.S. diplomatic corps.