The United States announced Russia’s full-fledged trade war, Medvedev said

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Activesprite in photobacteria-Minister Dmitry Medvedev. Archival photoThe United States announced Russia’s full-fledged trade war, Medvedev said© RIA Novosti / Alexander Activesprite the image Bank

By adopting the law on sanctions, the U.S. has declared Russia’s full-fledged trade war, putting an end to the hope of improving bilateral relations, said Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.

«The signing by US President of a new sanctions law against Russia creates several implications. First, the hope of improving our relations with the new American administration – the end. Second, Russia declared a full trade war. Thirdly, the administration trump has demonstrated the complete impotence, the most humiliating handing Executive powers to the Congress. This changes the balance of power in the political circles of the USA,» he wrote on his page in Facebook.

The head of government expressed confidence that new sanctions against Moscow will be in effect for decades and will be tougher restrictions, which provided for the amendment of Jackson — Vanik amendment, adopted in 1974 and abolished only 38 years later.

«(The sanctions regime) is pervasive and can not be delayed special orders of the President without the consent of Congress. Thus, the relationship between Russia and the USA will be very difficult regardless of the composition of Congress or the identity of the President», — said Medvedev.

Anti-Russian hysteria has turned into a key part of not only foreign but also domestic policy of the United States, the interests of U.S. business was virtually ignored, said the Prime Minister.

«The American establishment completely outplayed trump. The President is not pleased by the new sanctions, but could not sign the law. New sanctions topic arose primarily as another way to put trump on the spot. Ahead of new approaches whose ultimate goal is his removal from power. Non-system player must be liquidated,» said Medvedev.

On Wednesday, the President of the United States Donald trump signed the bill on new sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea. While the White house issued a statement of the American leader, which notes that the document unfortunate and contrary to the Constitution of the United States. Trump did not rule out that Washington would take steps to prevent negative consequences for American business, friends and allies of the United States.

Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov, commenting on the adoption of the law on sanctions, said that it changes nothing, because the document would be implemented. Speaking about the possibility of retaliatory measures, a spokesman said that they «have taken».

The United States announced Russia’s full-fledged trade war, Medvedev said© RIA Novosti, Infografiken sanctions against Russia and retaliatory measures