The Minister of Finance again, the United States announced the imminent expansion of sanctions against Russia
Moscow. 14 Feb. INTERFAX.RU — administration of the President of the United States Donald trump is actively working on new sanctions against Russia, said Wednesday Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin at the hearings in the Senate.
“These sanctions should be expected in the near future”, — quotes Agency Bloomberg statement by Minister in the Finance Committee of the Senate.
The Minister on Wednesday called the report the “first stage” of preparation for sanctions.
Thus Mnuchin repeated his statements about sanctions made after the publication by the Ministry of Finance so-called “the Kremlin list” at the end of January. In a list of 210 people who joined including senior Russian officials, businessmen, heads of state companies.
“Kremlin report” was one of the measures taken in the framework of the adopted in the USA in early August, 2017 law “On counteraction to opponents of the United States through sanctions” (Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act; CAATSA).