NSDC intends to expand sanctions list for Russia

The Council of national security and defense called for the introduction of new anti-Russian sanctions.

This is the results of the NSDC meeting, said the Secretary of the Council Oleksandr Turchynov.

“The Council has made several legal commissions. The first task the Cabinet of Ministers, SBU and NBU, it concerns a presentation in the near future proposals on the national security Council to expand the sanctions list. This is due to the fact that the US and the EU decided on new sanctions against Russia. And we cannot ignore these initiatives our strategic partners. It is therefore assigned to the initiators… to make us relevant proposals”, – he said.

Turchynov added that when the proposals would be submitted, the Council will decide on the “expansion of list of personal special economic and other restrictive measures, sanctions against individuals and legal entities of the Russian Federation”.

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We will remind, in the U.S. Senate finalized a bill on new sanctions against Russia. The bill was modified, because the representatives of the Republican parties said that it violates the Constitution because it contains measures relating to the budget of the United States. Democrats also accused the Republicans is that they want to “kill the bill” to please the President of the United States Donald Trump. Republicans, in turn, claimed that their comments were only procedural in nature.

Now the bill will be forwarded for consideration to the house of representatives.

Previously, the country-members of the European Union decided to extend sanctions against Russia. About this Twitter wrote the President of the European Council Donald Tusk.

“Agreed. EU extends economic sanctions against Russia due to the lack of implementation of the Minsk agreements”, – he wrote.

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