Economy 21-11-2018

Moscow responds to Washington's new sanctions for supplying oil to Syria

USA sanctioned Russian and Iranian entities for their alleged involvement in the supply of oil to Syria in opposition to Washington's current restrictions against Damascus.

"Attempts to present allegations about a share in the supply of oil to Syria, whose armed forces are fighting against terrorist aggression for the eighth year in a row, seem a statement about support for terrorists and, at the same time, the intention to prevent the restoration of a devastated country (...) Does the United States really want this? "reads a statement from the Russian Foreign Ministry.

In addition, from the Russian Foreign Ministry ensures that "the main reasons for the introduction of sanctions are based on internal political discord in the United States."

"In trying to put pressure on Russia, Washington repeatedly demonstrates its inability to make our country change its independent line on the world stage," concludes the Foreign Ministry.

This Tuesday, USA sanctioned Russian and Iranian entities for their alleged involvement in the supply of oil to Syria in opposition to the US package of sanctions against Damascus. A citizen and two Russian companies are part of the list of affected by this measure.

RT

 
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