The President of Russia Vladimir Putin and the head of the United States Donald trump is preparing a “Grand bargain” in which discusses the abolition of anti-Russian sanctions and supply weapons to Ukraine. This statement was made by Ukrainian political analyst Dmitry Korneychuk. His words conveys a portal”.ru”.
“… we see that the bidding on the “big deal” on the homestretch. And it’s time for concrete decisions,” said Korneychuk.
Korniychuk believes that the BRICS summit in China, Putin sent two messages to his us counterpart: first, that the supply of lethal weapons to the Ukrainian army will lead to the resumption of full-scale hostilities in the Donbass, and second, that Moscow will abandon the sanctions policy towards North Korea, if Russia is to remain within the list of restrictive measures with the DPRK. The expert considers that thus the Kremlin lets know that is ready to help American authorities with the crisis on the Korean Peninsula in exchange for the launch of the peace process in Eastern Ukraine.
The US has repeatedly stated about the intention of a preemptive strike against the military infrastructure of North Korea in the nuclear program of the country. Pyongyang promised in response to the “military provocations of the U.S. to turn to dust” us bases in South Korea and Japan.
2 Aug Donald trump signed a law tightening sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea. New restrictive measures have complicated the process of obtaining the Russian loan companies in the West and the work of the energy companies. The initiative involves opposition to the construction of “Nord stream-2”. The sanctions covered all the new projects that the share of Russian companies is 33% or more. Russian President Vladimir Putin has called new U.S. sanctions “pursue one’s own interests with aggravating circumstances and with special cynicism”.
On August 24 the Minister of defence of the USA James Mattis said that the us authorities approved the supply of equipment to Ukraine. At the same time, the initiative of supplying lethal weapons to the Ukrainian authorities blocked the White house. 7 July 2017 Vladimir Putin and Donald trump met on the sidelines of the summit of “Big twenty” in Hamburg. The us President called the results of the negotiations “Grand”.