The Kremlin has called the new anti-Russian US sanctions harmful and illegal
US sanctions against Russia, which will take effect on August 22, the illegal, they are harmful to international trade, said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov, answering the question “Kommersant FM”. He also believes that “such a restriction is certainly doing harm to the entire international trade”.
“We know that the bill was prepared, we know the text of the bill, it is published on the relevant Internet resources. We carefully studied it. We believe that this is the continuation of hostile and illegal from the point of view of international law actions,” — said Mr Peskov told reporters.
Recall, August 8, the U.S. State Department announced new sanctions against Russia, which are linked to a case of poisoning in British Salisbury former GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia. The first package of restrictions is planned to introduce on August 22, it will affect the supply of products for the defense industry. The second can enter in a few months, if Russia will not provide guarantees of non-use of chemical and biological weapons.
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