MOSCOW, March 3. /TASS/. Anti-Russian sanctions of the USA the Kremlin is not only illegal but harmful to the world, told reporters on Saturday the press-Secretary of Russian leader Dmitry Peskov, commenting on Washington’s decision to extend restrictions against Russia.
“We have never been the initiators of these sanctions, we consider them illegal, harmful not only to the peoples of our two countries but to the whole world”, – said Peskov.
The representative of the Kremlin said that the sanctions and their renewal is not the issue on the agenda of the Kremlin.
The US President Donald trump on Friday extended for a year the number of sanctions imposed earlier against Russia in connection with crisis in Ukraine. As follows from the documents disclosed, we are talking about the renewal of restrictive measures against the Russian Federation applied by the administration of his predecessor Barack Obama March 6, 16 March, 20 March and 19 December 2014 in the Crimea.