Vice-President Mike Pence at a press conference in Tbilisi with Georgian Prime Minister Georgy Kvirikashvili said that the President of the United States Donald trump signed the law, involving the introduction against Russia of large-scale and painful sanctions.
“However, recent diplomatic moves of Russia, unfortunately, say otherwise,” added Pence.
He also noted that in the American administration believe that the improvement of relations with Russia is possible, but time will tell. In this case, said Pence, negotiations between the parties beginning with the recognition of each other’s positions. In his opinion, the new sanctions will show Moscow that the US do what they promise.
Recall that under the new sanctions, the impact will be applied on several sectors of the Russian economy. One of the painful measures will become tougher regime for obtaining loans to Russian banks and enterprises. In addition, the law denies the U.S. administration to independently lift the sanctions, will have to carry out that decision through Congress.
Also would have an impact on the gas pipeline “Nord stream-2” which has already caused concern in the EU and in particular in Germany.
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