Trump has signed the decree about the instruments for the maintenance of the sanctions regime against Russia
Moscow. September 20. INTERFAX.RU — the Decree gives additional powers to the Minister of Finance and provides further implementation of sanctions against Russia.
The US President Donald trump on Thursday notified Congress about the signing of the decree, which gives additional opportunities for the implementation of the acting against Russia restrictive measures.
“Signed by me today, the decree will allow for further implementation of sanctions, granting in the framework of the law IEEPA (the law “On the international emergency economic powers” — if) additional powers to the Minister of Finance. The decree also allows the US government to take the necessary measures to ensure full implementation of these restrictive measures”, — stated in the published White house statement of trump.
“These sanctions may include a ban on some financial transactions, confiscation of property, bans on the issuance of export licenses, denial of visas and entry into the United States. It is also possible sanctions against the closest aides of the people caught in the sanctions list,” the document says.
In the published White house document listing the specific tools with which US authorities can continue to ensure the implementation of restrictive measures.
Trump noted that he had authorized the U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Stephen Mnuchin in coordination with the Secretary of state, Mike Pompeo to take measures aimed at the enforcement of the sanctions regime under the current legislation.
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