The administration of the President of the United States Donald trump is considering easing sanctions against Russia imposed over its aggression in Ukraine.
This was stated on Friday in an interview to Fox News the adviser of the new President , Kellian Conway.
«All that concerns this question is under consideration,» replied Conway on the issue of sanctions.
Adviser to trump announced that the official telephone conversation, the head of the White house with Russian President scheduled for Saturday. She also noted that the American side is ready to discuss the issues of cooperation in the fight against ISIS.
«If Vladimir Putin wants to unite with US and talk seriously about how to defeat radical Islamic terrorism … if another country that has large resources, wants to unite with the United States of America to try to defeat and eradicate radical Islamic terrorism, then we will listen,» said Conway.
She avoided the answer to the question, on whose initiative held a conversation. «It doesn’t matter, because we need leaders to talk to each other. We need to establish good relations with the world,» — said adviser to the head of the White house.
We will remind, in December of 2016, the United States announced the expulsion 35 Russian diplomats from Washington and San Francisco and the introduction of new sanctions because of the scandal surrounding the hacking attacks during the elections of the President of the United States. U.S. authorities believe that the hacks can stand the Russian authorities, but these past rejected such suspicions. To respond to the expulsion of its diplomats, Russia did not.
January 13, US President Barack Obama has extended for one year the sanctions against Russia because of its aggression in Ukraine. Donald trump, in turn, said that it would maintain sanctions against Russia «at least for some time.»
January 16, trump said that he is ready to offer Russian President Vladimir Putin sanctions relief in exchange for reductions in nuclear arsenals.
Trump confirmed that sanctions against Russia may soften 27.01.2017