MOSCOW, August 9. /TASS/. The Chairman of the Duma Committee on international Affairs Leonid Slutsky called the manifestation of Russophobic hysteria of the US intention to impose sanctions against Russia because of the “case Skrypalia”.
Speaking about the possible reaction of Russia, Slutsky expressed confidence that it would be given an adequate response. “From its part the Russian legislators formed the whole complex of legal measures taking during the spring session the law of contracti”, – said the head of the Committee.
Earlier, the state Department reported that the U.S. government imposes new sanctions against Russia because of the “case Skrypalia”, which shall enter into force on 22 August. The Russian Embassy in the United States in turn declared that no evidence of Russian involvement in the poisoning Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia were not provided.