US To Impose Sanctions On Russia Over Support Of Assad – Envoy To UN Haley

SPUTNIKNEWS – April 15, 2018: Following a massive US strike on Syrian targets on April 17, US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said during UN Security Council meeting that Washington was “locked and loaded” to conduct news strikes against the war-torn Middle East country.

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley told CBS that Washington was preparing new sanctions on Russia over Moscow’s support of the Syrian government, adding that the measures would be announced on Monday.

According to her, the new restrictions will affect companies that are allegedly “dealing with equipment related to Assad and any chemical weapons use.”

And so I think everyone is going to feel it at this point. I think everyone knows that we sent a strong message and our hope is that they listen to it,” Haley said, answering a question about potential US response to the Russian support to Syria.

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Russia has adequate response to any kind of US pressure – Foreign Ministry

RT – April 15, 2018: Russia has an adequate response to any attempts by the US to pressure it with the use of force, Vladimir Yermakov, head of the Foreign Ministry’s Department for Weapons Control and Non-Proliferation, said. “The American myth of it entering the era of all-round and undivided domination existed for less than a dozen years, but is now in tatters,” he said, adding that Russia is back in its historic role of “one of the guarantors of stability and justice in global affairs.” Washington has to begin taking to Russia as soon as possible because “the military-technological weight of the US keeps steadily decreasing on the international arena,” Yermakov said.

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