Kudrin said the new US sanctions are for Russia’s image risks

The new US sanctions, which put Russia on a par with North Korea and Iran, are reputational risks for the country, said former Minister of Finance of the Russian Federation, head of the Center for strategic initiatives Alexei Kudrin, reports TASS.

According to him, «it is unpleasant to stand next to North Korea and Iran in this list». Kudrin believes that «the openness of Russia is difficult to compare these countries.»

On 29 September, the office of foreign assets control (OFAC) of the U.S. Treasury Department issued amendments to the directives of the orders of the President of the United States on sanctions against Russia, which reduce credit terms for physical and legal persons, which is under sanctions of the United States.

For 2014-2015 the US and European countries in several stages introduced personal and sectoral sanctions against citizens and companies involved in the annexation of Crimea by Russia and hostilities in the Donbass.

2 August 2017, the US President, Donald trump has signed a law on new restrictive measures against Russia, North Korea and Iran.

Kudrin said the new US sanctions are for Russia’s image risks 30.09.2017

Сентябрь 30th, 2017 by
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