The President of the United States Donald trump decided to assign personal responsibility, which will address the sanctions issues. Too many countries already imposed by Washington restraining measures, so for each country – Russia, North Korea and Iran – a designated official. Russia will be engaged personally by the Secretary of state Rex Tillerson.
The US President Donald trump on Friday signed a Memorandum of distribution to the Secretary of state, Minister of Finance and the Director of national intelligence the authority to apply accepted in the summer of 2017 of a law to toughen the sanctions regime against Russia, Iran and North Korea, reports TASS.
As it became known, articles that describe the measures in relation to Russia, will be overseen by U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson. In addition, he will be responsible for the sanctions that were imposed against Russia, even by the Obama administration. These sanctions related to the Ukraine and so-called cyber attacks on American political organizations in which he accused Russia.
In this regard, trump gave Tillerson a right to refuse extradition of people who may harm cybersecurity and act on behalf of the Russian Federation.
Under the new law on sanctions against Russian banks and structures in the oil and gas industry, who are in the black list, enter the financial constraints on funding. This issue is also entrusted to the head of the American foreign Ministry. While the Secretary has the authority to make exceptions if it is in the national security interests of the United States.
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