The newspaper «Kommersant» writes with reference to The New York Times about the impending in Washington, measures the pressure on China, which include a sharp increase in import duties on Chinese goods in the United States, and the denial of licenses to work in the country of a number of Chinese companies.
This step should be a response too soft on Beijing’s policy toward North Korea. That the U.S. expects China’s assistance in resolving the situation on the Korean Peninsula, the new administration spoke for a long time, moving only now.
According to the source, trump intends to use article 301 of the Trade act of 1974 that allows the President unilaterally to impose duties or other trade restrictions to protect the US economy from «unfair trade policies» of other States.
The Russian defense Ministry officially denied the information of mass media that in Syria since the beginning of this year, allegedly killed 40 Russian military, says the Pro-Kremlin «Russian newspaper».
Information about secret burials of Russian servicemen in Syria, the official representative of the military Department major General Igor Konashenkov called a liar: «there is No «secret» burials of Russian servicemen in Syria has never been and is not.» The General also claimed that the British news Agency Reuters was not the first time trying to discredit the military operation of Russia to destroy Islamic state terrorists.
U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson assured that the White house continues to preserve the spirit to restore «normal» relations with the Kremlin, but to take practical steps ready to proceed only after will see constructive progress in the opposite direction, the newspaper «Izvestia».
These assurances by the head of the state Department associated with recently adopted in the U.S. Congress by law to impose new anti-Russian sanctions. According to Tillerson, the administration trump will not allow that document to be «knocked it out of the way of attempts to restore relations» with Russia.