The foreign Ministry commented on the introduction of sanctions against Russian Bank
MOSCOW, Aug 3 — RIA Novosti. Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergei Ryabkov said that the US imposed sanctions against Russian Bank “Agrosoyuz” demonstrate the powerlessness of Washington.
USA on Friday in the framework of the measures against North Korea imposed sanctions against the Bank “Agrosoyuz”. The US Treasury explained their violation of the sanctions regime on the DPRK and “long-term” relationship Bank with North Korea.
In Ryabkov’s comments, published on the website of the foreign Ministry, the sanctions named the 54th “coasting” U.S. since 2011.
Even American politicians suffering from an acute form of Russophobia, have come to recognize that any attempts to pressure Russia are not working. But with maniacal persistence continue to stick to their own. As a result, only flaunt their own helplessness.Sergei Rebaudioside Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation
According to Ryabkov, the same words refer to the number appearing in the last days in the US of bills calling for increasing sanctions against Russia. The authors of “blinded by faith in the steadfastness of American hegemony in the world,” said the diplomat.
“To curtail Russia of its way, to dictate his will to us, of course, will not work. These ridiculous “demonstrations” of senators and congressmen before the American public, hoping to better remember the voters ahead of the November elections makes us smile,” said Deputy foreign Minister.
A group of U.S. senators on Thursday introduced in the Senate a bill to impose new sanctions against Russia, including against the new Russian debt and Russian politicians and businessmen.
The U.S. Treasury has said that after making Bank in the sanctions list of all his accounts and property in USA will be blocked. The Bank “Agrosoyuz”, according to RIA Rating, held on July 1, 202-th place among Russian banks by assets (11.4 billion rubles). The sole owner of the Bank — Andrew Shlyakhova, shows posted on the website of the Central Bank of Russia information, dated may 21, 2018. “Agrosoyuz” is registered in Moscow.