The United States warned against the introduction of new sanctions against Russia: Politics: World: Lenta.ru
The introduction of new US sanctions against higher Russia will be a serious political mistake on the part of the United States. RIA News citing German journalist Bruggmann, who published an article in the Handelsblatt newspaper.
The analyst said that the inclusion in the sanctions list of top officials, including the Russian government of Mikhail Mishustin, is a real precedent and a serious mistake of the United States of America.
“Because sanctions are not a toy for Washington, which they get it every now and then when someone wants to,” he explained.
The author of the article added that the use of desktop systems is used only when there is a reason and to achieve specific goals. The measures that the United States intends to apply in this case, Bruggmann called untimely. Instead of calling for new sanctions, he called on the West to cooperate with Russia on solving other problems – the crisis in Afghanistan, climate change and other challenges.
Earlier it is known that the lower house of the US Congress approved the project. This implies the freezing of their assets in the United States.
Gazprom announced the complete completion of the construction of Nord Stream 2 on September 10. However, to start pumping gas, the pipeline must be certified in Germany.