The opinion voiced by the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.
American Republicans and Democrats in the U.S. Congress have reached agreement on the bill on new sanctions against Russia. The speaker of the Kremlin, Dmitry Peskov expressed his negative attitude to the agreement.
Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov commented on the CNN information about what Republicans and Democrats in the U.S. Congress have reached agreement on the bill on new sanctions against Russia and Iran.
On the question of the TV channel as it evaluates such an agreement the us Congress, Peskov said in a text message that describes it “rather negatively”.
July 22 on the website of the U.S. Congress published the text of the bill, which proposes to impose sanctions against Iran and Russia.
The document was submitted to the lower house of Congress July 12 — exactly a month after, as was proposed by the upper house. The U.S. Senate approved the text of the document on 15 June. The vote is scheduled for July 25.
June 26, the White house said that the Senate had violated procedure during the adoption of the bill on strengthening sanctions pressure on Iran and Russia.
July 10, Director for legislative Affairs the White house mark Short said that the administration of Donald trump supports the introduction of new economic sanctions against Russia and Iran, however, rejects the restrictions of the powers of the President provided for the project.
On 16 July representatives of the Republican party in Congress demanded to rewrite the bill. The official reason for the suspension called a “technical error” made by the authors of the document.
In response, the Democrats suggested that their opponents intentionally delaying discussion of the bill, against the assertion which has been repeatedly made in the White house.
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