The U.S. White house does not rule out the possibility of expanding economic sanctions against Russia. This was stated press Secretary of the President of the USA Josh Ernest about the journalist’s question about Russia rendered support to the Syrian authorities.
“Sanctions have proved to be an effective tool in support of our interests around the world”, – quotes RBC Ernest. He also said that to expand the sanctions Washington plans not alone, and in “close collaboration with partners.”
Moscow had previously denied these suspicions. The defense Ministry claimed that Russian aircraft did not work in the region at a time when there was a humanitarian convoy. The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov added that an air strike could not, and Syrian aircraft because she had no opportunity to work in the dark.