The US President Donald trump on Wednesday, August 2, signed a law on additional sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea, according to news Agency Reuters.
The bill was approved by the Senate on July 27. The document was supported by 98 senators, only two voted against.
According to Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, tightening sanctions, the US actually declared Russia a trade war. «Russia declared a full trade war», – he wrote on his page on the social network Facebook.
Tougher sanctions put an end to the hope of improving relations between the Kremlin and the administration of Donald trump, said the Russian Prime Minister. «The hopes of improving our relations with the new American administration – end», – quotes its TASS.
Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Iran Abbas Araqchi, in turn, called trump signed the law on sanctions the violation of the Vienna agreement on the Iranian nuclear program.
According to Araqchi, the Islamic Republic will react to the introduction against further us sanctions «properly».
Earlier, the Ministry of foreign Affairs of North Korea said that if the United States toughens sanctions against Pyongyang or «to embark on a military adventure,» it would follow the «inevitable retribution». What actions will entail those decisions, North Korean authorities did not elaborate.