Slutsky is confident that Russia will respond to the extension of us sanctions

The Chairman of the international Affairs Committee of the state Duma Leonid Slutsky

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MOSCOW, January 26. /TASS./ The Chairman of the Duma Committee on international Affairs Leonid Slutsky called destructive step extension of the US Treasury sanctions on Russia and expressed confidence that they will not remain unanswered by Russia.

“New US sanctions and destructive step, aggravating the situation in Russian-American relations. Obviously, this is done for their own geopolitical interests, unfair competition and ensure advantages on the world market,” he told reporters on Friday.