Zakharova: Russia sees no logic in the new U.S. sanctions

Zakharova: Russia sees no logic in the new U.S. sanctions


MOSCOW, December 24. The new U.S. sanctions against Russia there is no logic.

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This was stated by the official representative of the Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.

“No reasonable logic in these steps we do not see, – she said. – The only thing that, in our view, is guided by the U.S. political establishment is to prick, to do something unpleasant of Russia”. Zakharov said that the new sanctions came amid recent visit to Russia by Secretary of state John Kerry, discussed the situation in Ukraine, and cooperation on the settlement in Syria.

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U.S. sanctions against the proclaimed representative of the Luhansk national Republic (LNR) on the negotiations of the contact group Vladislav Danego cast doubt on Washington’s commitment to the idea of resolving the situation in Ukraine, she said.

“The new sanctions list was made by the representative LNR at the talks with Ukraine Mr. Deynego. How can you talk about any realistic approach of Americans to Ukrainian settlement, if they complicate the lives of those who influence the promotion and implementation of the Minsk agreements in practice?” – said Zakharov.

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