Axar.az
UP
21 February 2018


US complicates seized diplomatic property

Home page World
12 Punto 14 Punto 16 Punto 18 Punto

US lawmakers are making negotiations on the return of seized Russian diplomatic property in the United States more difficult with the passage of a new sanctions bill, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said.

Axar.az reports that, Ryabkov told RIA Novosti on Wednesday that "the US executive authority's capabilities to make the only correct decision to return to us the diplomatic property without any conditions are significantly narrowed."

"Therefore, of course, our dialogue on this topic becomes even more difficult," he stressed.

The US House of Representatives approved by a 419-3 vote on Tuesday a new version of a bill that would impose sweeping sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea, and limit President Donald Trump’s ability to lift the restrictions on Moscow. The measures target Russia's defense, intelligence, mining, shipping and railway industries, and restrict dealings with Russian banks and energy companies.

The legislation also limits the US president's ability to ease any sanctions on Russia by requiring Congressional approval to lift any restrictions.

Trump, for instance, would need lawmakers' approval to return Russian diplomatic properties that were seized under the previous administration in December 2016.

Date
2017.07.26 / 13:37
Author
Axar.az
Comments
See also

US admits envoys assigned to dissuade partners from Russia

Greece: Muslim leader rejects racist remarks by ex-FM

Putin believes Nord Stream 2 project to be implemented

YPG/PKK-Daesh terrorist groups shell southern Turkey

Hamas: Palestinian legislator subjected to Israel torture

10 Daesh-linked suspects arrested in Turkey

E. Ghouta: Syrian regime attacks kill 25 more civilians

Iraqi smugglers killed by Daesh in Syria: Army source

Israeli settlements surged in 2017 thanks to Trump

Train station in Berlin evacuated over suspicious package

Latest
 
Xocalı soyqırımı — 1992-ci il Bağla
Bize yazin Bağla
ArxivBağla