The United States is always open to new sanctions against Russia and will discuss this with its G7 partners.
This was announced by US President Joe Biden during a speech at the White House, Interfax-Ukraine reports.
“We are always open to imposing additional sanctions,” Biden said.
He said he would consult with G7 members on the issue this week.
Earlier on Wednesday, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said that sanctions proposed by the EC for the sixth package include disconnecting three Russian banks from the international payment system SWIFT, including Sberbank, banning three major Russian state television channels from broadcasting in the EU. providing services to Russian companies by a number of European specialists.
In addition, in response to Russia’s military aggression in Ukraine, the EC proposes to phase out the import of Russian oil , which, according to von der Leyen, should take six months and be completed by the end of 2022. However, EU countries have not yet agreed on a list of sanctions, and discussions will continue this week. Джерело: https://biz.censor.net/n3339002