Dmitry Medvedevthe: Alexander Miridonov / Kommersant
US to impose sanctions against other countries solely for their political objectives, said the Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev. It is quoted by TASS on Wednesday, November 7.
“Today there is an election [to Congress] was held with certain results, which, of course, can be different to consider but it is an internal affair of the American, but it is obvious that any kind of sanctions, talk of sanctions against Iran, sanctions against the Russian Federation, restrictions on supplies and the introduction of duties in relation to the EU, China are made in order to solve internal political problems”, — said Medvedev.
According to him, such a policy undermines the international regime. “At the moment, in fact, creating a time bomb under the regime of the WTO”, — added the Prime Minister.
Medvedev assured that the government will support Russian companies that will fall under new US sanctions.
In the midterm elections in the U.S. in 2018, a fully elected lower house of Congress and 35 of 100 senators. Also, elections of the governors of 39 States and territories. Currently the elections to the Senate lead by Republicans (they took the 51th place). The democratic party for the first time in eight years took the majority in the lower house of Congress.
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