Trump will soon sign the bill on new sanctions against Russia – Pens

The US President Donald trump will soon sign the bill on new sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea, said on 1 August in Tbilisi Vice-President Mike Pence. Video of his statements broadcast by CNN.

«President trump will sign the bill on sanctions against Russia soon,» said Pence.

He stressed that trump has solved some doubts in connection with the bill on anti-Russian sanctions and intends to sign it.

July 25, the House of representatives of the U.S. Congress supported the bill on new sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea. On July 27, the new sanctions supported the Senate.

According to the initiative, it is proposed to reduce the maximum term of market financing of Russian banks under sanctions, up to 14 days, and for the oil and gas sector – up to 30 days. The document also stipulates that the President of the United States may apply sanctions to persons who intend to invest in the construction of Russian export pipelines over $5 million a year or $1 million lump sum.

The bill requires the U.S. President subject to confirmation by Congress of any mitigation or cancellation of sanctions. The White house will not be able to remove the restrictive measures on the personal orders, as it was before.

On 28 July in response to the sanctions policy of the USA the Russian side has decided to suspend from 1 August using the USA Embassy in Russia of all storage areas on a Traffic street in Moscow and cottages in the Serebryany Bor. In addition, the US proposed to reduce the number of American diplomats in Russia, bringing their number in accordance with the number of Russian diplomats in the United States. Russia will be forced to leave the 755 employees of the diplomatic missions of the USA, said Russian President Vladimir Putin.




Trump will soon sign the bill on new sanctions against Russia – Pens 01.08.2017

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