The UN security Council told, when the United States will lift sanctions against Russia

The US plans to maintain sanctions against Russia as long as Russia will not return the annexed Crimea to Ukraine. Therefore, NATO needs to “keep the door open” for new members. This was stated by U.S. permanent representative to the UN Nicky Haley during a debate in the UN security Council to conflicts in Europe. About it reports TASS.

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“Russia is trying to destabilize Ukraine and encroaching on its sovereignty and territorial integrity. The U.S. committed to those institutions that provide security of Europe. Our support for NATO is unwavering,” she said.

According to American diplomat, the United States is working to make NATO a more effective organization, fostering cooperation among the current members of the Alliance and keeping the door open for new allies, which meet the membership criteria.

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Also, the U.S. permanent representative to the UN said that Russia was trying to prevent changes that would the Ukrainians. And called the attempts of the Russian Federation to recognize the fake documents issued on the territory ORDA, “another direct challenge to the attempts to achieve peace in the East of Ukraine.”

“We call on Russia to demonstrate commitment to the world, fully complying with the provisions of the Minsk agreements. The US and the EU agree that sanctions against Russia will remain in force as long as Moscow does not fulfill its obligations. Our separate sanctions imposed in connection with the annexation of Crimea will remain in force as long as Russia does not return Crimea to Ukraine”, – said Haley.

We will remind, earlier it was reported that in the case that the administration of U.S. President Donald trump decides to weaken or lift the sanctions against Russia, the decision will be converted into law.