Representatives of both parties in Congress came to an agreement about the bill that allows to impose new sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea. The bill will also severely curtail the ability of the President of the United States Donald trump to remove anti-Russian sanctions, reports Reuters.
Under the bill, trump will be forced to submit to the Congress any initiative designed to «significantly change» the U.S. policy towards Russia.
We are talking in particular about the weakening of the sanctions or the return of confiscated real estate of the Russian diplomats in the States of new York and Maryland. We will remind, recently Russian Deputy foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov, after a meeting in Washington with US Deputy Secretary of state for political Affairs Thomas Shannon stated that the conflict between Moscow and Washington on the two seized in US-Russian diplomatic territories close to resolution.
After the submission of the trump of his initiative Congress will have 30 days to accept or reject the President’s proposal.
It is reported that the Democrats and Republicans in Congress came to this agreement after much debate. Us lawmakers fear that the President of the United States, Donald trump intends to weaken a hard line against Russia.
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