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Monday, November 20, 2017

Safronov: the introduction of US sanctions against Russian companies is puzzling

Zampolpreda to the UN Vladimir Safronkov said that Russia expects explanations from the United States on three Russian companies that were in advanced sanctions list. Actions of the American side cause confusion and deep frustration, said Safronov.

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After the vote on a resolution on the extension of the sanctions list against North Korea at the security Council meeting, UN Deputy permanent representative of the Russian Federation at the organization Vladimir Safronkov said that Russia is waiting for clarification from the U.S. on sanctions against North Korea. Bewilderment and deep disappointment the introduction of the US sanctions are imposed against three Russian companies and one Russian citizen.

“I would like to hear an explanation from the American side in relation to the announced on June 1, the extension of us sanctions against the DPRK, which was hit by three Russian companies and one citizen of our country”, – quotes the words Safrankova “Interfax”. Zampolpreda reminded that in Russia already many times said that from the point of view of international law, the mechanism of unilateral constraints is considered illegal.

Sanctions remain in inertia constant of US policy after the change of power in Washington, said Safronov, putting that on the basis of practice, the obvious ineffectiveness of such steps.

The current decision of the us authorities is not conducive to the improvement of the situation in the Korean region, said zampolpreda to the UN. And attempts to apply restrictive measures to the companies related to Russia, prevent the cooperation of Moscow and Washington in international Affairs.

“Instead of having to begin to rake accumulated in bilateral relations rubble in Washington are doing the opposite of unfriendly steps,” – said Vladimir Safronkov.

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