The President of Russia Vladimir Putin held a meeting with members of the security Council of Russia to discuss new sanctions the United States of America.
About this informed the newspaper “Vedomosti”, citing a statement by the press Secretary of Putin, Dmitry Peskov.
It is noted that the meeting was attended by Chairman of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin, head of the presidential administration Anton Vaino, security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev, defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, FSB Director Alexander Bortnikov.
The sides also discussed new unfriendly steps by Washington in the form of trade restrictions. There was a complete illegitimacy of such actions from the point of view of international law,
– noticed Sands.
Recall that the United States is developing new sanctions against Russia, which will affect the Pro-Putin oligarchs. Such a bill has recently been presented by senators from the Republican and Democratic parties of the USA. New sanctions against Russia designed to punish her if she will intervene in the legislative elections of the USA which will be held in November. Democratic Senator Ben Cardin believes that trump statements give Moscow the signal that it can continue to interfere in American political processes.