It is already known that the US and its allies are preparing Russia’s blocking of the banking system SWIFT. However, this is not enough. So, in response to Russian aggression in the Kerch Strait, the US was going to “follow the spirit of existing sanctions”.
This became known thanks to the statement of special envoy of the US state Department in Ukraine with Kurt Volker.
According to a statement Volcker, sanctions can be punitive relative to the ordinary Russian and Ukrainian citizens”.
“The sanctions that we imposed and the EU against Russian business and governmental structures with the purpose to influence the Russian decision-making. It’s not about punishment, but about finding the mechanism that led to the decision,” said Kurt Volker.
Volcker called “a strong and original answer” a proposal to limit the right of Russian ships to enter foreign ports.
“One of the presidents of the länder in Germany, perhaps the next leader of the CDU Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, talked about the possibility to ban Russian vessels coming from the Crimea or sea of Azov, to go to European ports. This is a very strong and original answer. Let’s see how they will develop this idea and we’ll consider,” added the special envoy of the US state Department.
It is worth mentioning that Ukraine is not left alone with the Russian aggression, international partners and allies. So, to raise the issue of introduction of new restrictive measures against the Russian Federation called on the European Union, the special representative of the United States Ukraine Kurt Volker. This became known thanks to the publication Suddeutsche Zeitung.
We will remind, earlier it was reported that Washington is ready to lift anti-Russian sanctions, but only under certain conditions. This was stated by acting Deputy head of U.S. mission to the OSCE Gregory Makris during the meeting of the OSCE Permanent Council.
Recall that the U.S. offered Putin “sanctio” operation.
As reported Know.ia USA gave Ukraine normanski Trinity, under Obama, this was not.
Know.Eeyore wrote, Putin decided to make the ROC threatens “grave consequences”.