Peskov commented on the possible introduction of new US sanctions

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Goneeverything in photobanks Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov. Archival photoPeskov commented on the possible introduction of new US sanctions© RIA Novosti / Sergey Goneeverything the image Bank

New US sanctions will lead to further aggravation of relations with Moscow, Russia will review the steps of Washington to minimize the consequences, said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.

«It will be for sanctions, it is difficult to say. If they can lead to further complication of the situation with the Russian-American relations? The answer is simple, of course, will lead. Is this a negative factor? Yes, of course. Everything else I have to look, to analyze what the steps are from Washington and what do we do to minimize the consequences,» — said Peskov in interview to TV channel «Rain».

Earlier, U.S. state Department spokesman Robert Palladino informed the Congress that Russia has not fulfilled the requirements prescribed in the law «On the control of chemical and biological weapons.» He said that as you move the United States will honour existing obligations under the law. Speaking of sanctions, he noted that Washington is currently studying the effect of introducing a new anti-Russian sanctions and conducts for this reason consultation with the U.S. Congress. The Russian foreign Ministry has repeatedly stated that the United States remains the only signatory country of the Convention on the prohibition of chemical weapons (CWC), which retains a significant Arsenal.

Peskov commented on the possible introduction of new US sanctions© RIA Novosti, Infografiken sanctions against Russia and retaliatory measures

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