Sands: now London can be called investments from any country of the “dirty money”

SOCHI, may 21. /TASS/. The actions of the London, prepared the report on “dirty money” from Russia, saying that now with the same threat may face investors and other countries that invested in the British economy. This opinion was expressed to journalists the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.

“Investors from any country may face after such actions the UK situation where their investments are called “dirty money” – he said, commenting on the trained in London report “Moscow gold: Russian corruption in the UK.” Peskov said he did not doubt that investors from other countries will pay attention to the incident.

A Kremlin spokesman recalled that in the last decades of Russian business grew, developed and led the peaceful economic expansion to other countries. “In recent years, however together we began to record the manifestations of unfriendly competition, unfair and illegal competition in violation of all norms and rules of the world trade organization, such acts harm the interests of our companies,” stated Sands. London published a report he called “another step towards unfriendly and unfair competition.”

Peskov said that has no information about whether or not the UK has refused to renew an investment visa to the Russian businessman Roman Abramovich.

The Committee of the house of Commons on international Affairs of the British Parliament urged the authorities of the Kingdom to impose additional sanctions against the “Kremlin-connected persons”. This appeal is contained in the Committee’s report entitled “the Gold of Moscow: Russian corruption in the UK”, published on the website of the Parliament on Monday.

“We urge the government to introduce more sanctions against Kremlin-connected persons, including measures provided by the law on sanctions and anti-money laundering, and to take action against those responsible for gross human rights violations”, – the document says. The authors of the report did not gave a specific list of such persons.

“Mania Russophobia”

The Kremlin is also confident that Britain provoked the “mania of Russophobia” an incident in Salisbury.

“We are witnessing unprecedented Russophobic mania enough the UK, which manifests itself in many ways, including such”, – said Peskov. “And you can see that Russophobic wave triggered some events in relation to the UK and its citizens, and it is triggered by the provocation arranged by the British party – I mean the so-called case Skrypalia”, – said the representative of the Kremlin.

4 Mar 66-year-old ex-GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal, sentenced in Russia for espionage in favour of great Britain, and his 33-year-old daughter Julia has been in Salisbury, according to the British side, effects of nerve agents. Later London made a statement that this substance was developed in Russia, and on this basis accused Moscow of involvement in the incident. The Russian side has categorically denied all the speculation on this score.

See also

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The British parliamentarians called for tougher sanctions against “Kremlin-connected individuals”