The Pentagon has asked to soften the sanctions for collaborating with Russia
Pentagon chief James Mattis turned to the senators with a proposal to make an exception to the law on anti-Russian sanctions on India, Vietnam and Indonesia to ensure supply of American weapons to these countries.
The report of the head of the U.S. office published on the website of the U.S. Senate Committee on vooruzhennym forces.
Speaking in the Senate, Mr. Mattis stated that India, Vietnam and Indonesia have a large number of weapons produced in Russia, but at the same time, “they are inclined to buy more American weapons”. According to him, the list of such countries can change very quickly.
The latest U.S. sanctions were imposed in early April, against 38 Russian companies, businessmen and politicians. The list includes, in particular, the businessman Oleg Deripaska and controlled company RUSAL, En+ and the group GAS.
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