US to impose new sanctions on Russia over Syria

US to impose new sanctions on Russia over Syria

The wording is contained in the materials of the White House press service.

The United States plans to impose new sanctions on Russia over support for Syria. Such wording is contained in the materials of the White House press service published on Saturday evening, writes RBC.

"We also intend to impose specific additional sanctions against Russia to respond to Moscow’s ongoing support for the Assad regime, which has enabled the regime’s atrocities against the Syrian people," the documents say.

Atlantic Council expert, ex-adviser OFAC (the US Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control) Brian O'Toole mentioned this wording on his Twitter. He confirmed to the edition that he got acquainted with the document which contained this phrase.

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