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Congress US wants new sanctions against Russia

Congress US wants new sanctions against Russia

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ies in the U.s. Congress have agreed on legislation that new sanctions against Russia and existing sanctions. They go in against the wishes of president Donald Trump.

The legislation makes it Trump almost impossible for sanctions to postpone or completely cancel if he finds it necessary.

That the Republicans have their ” own ” president, thereby, links, Sunday by American media as “remarkable” is defined.

The parties want Russia to punish it for the alleged interference in the presidential elections of last year. Trump can the law stop it with a veto, but that he wanted to understand avoid.

The Congress wants to Moscow with sanctions to punish it for the annexation of the Crimea, military operations in the east of Ukraine and the violation of human rights.

“A nearly unanimous Congress is ready to give president Putin a clear message to send on behalf of the American people and our allies,” said the Democrat Benjamin Cardin. “And we have president Trump need to get the message across.”

The White House has not yet responded. Two officers declared themselves not to be able to imagine that Trump a veto would say it. Russia called the sanctions “highly negative”.

See also:
‘Sanctions against Russia will have little effect’

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