Putin: New sanctions will 'complicate' Russia-US ties

Putin: New sanctions will 'complicate' Russia-US ties

Putin: New sanctions will 'complicate' Russia-US ties

On Iran, the bill directs the president to impose sanctions on any entity that knowingly contributes to Iran's ballistic missile program or other programs to develop vehicles to deliver weapons of mass destruction. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in April that the current Russian sanctions would "remain" until the country gives up control of the Crimean peninsula. Yet those penalties are melded with the Iran punishments. It then heads to the House of Representatives.

The administration of Donald Trump intends to work with the Republicans in Congress to soften the bill on the new anti-Russian sanctions, the media reports with a reference to a high-ranking source in the White House. That measure reflected Republican complaints that Obama had overstepped the power of the presidency and needed to be checked by Congress. The State Department has said that talks are ongoing with Russian Federation over the possible return of the compounds, underscoring the Trump administration's interest in securing more cooperation from Moscow in ending the Syrian civil war.

"We must not allow this kind of interference in our elections become a normal process", said Democratic Senator Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire. "Pretty good rate of return". Senators say the legislation won't undermine the landmark nuclear deal with Iran. Other sanctions have been introduced for the country's alleged interference in the US presidential election. Rouhani is a political moderate who defeated a hard-line opponent.

Senate Foreign Relations chairman Bob Corker had pumped the breaks on the Russian Federation sanctions bill weeks ago, per the request of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

Additionally, the legislation imposes terrorism-related sanctions on Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps, an arm of the regime tasked with exporting its terrorist ideology. He's instead castigated his own intelligence community and rejected its assessment that Russia's hacking and disinformation campaign was meant to aid his candidacy. While keeping those sanctions in place, the amendment expands sanctions to Russia's all-important energy sector, including its railways and mining operations.

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The U.S. Senate passed a bill on toughening sanctions against Russian Federation and increased pressure on Iran. The proposed legislation also mandates that the White House has to come to Congress if it wants to make any changes to sanctions.

The penalties have been criticised by Austria and Germany for promoting United States economic interests.

The Trump administration is reviewing the Senate measure, S. 722, a White House official said Wednesday.

It's not clear what exact changes the White House wants to make to the bill, or that those changes would actually weaken the proposed penalties against Russian Federation, but Senate Democrats have been attempting to sound an alarm over just that possibility.

The only senators who voted against the measure were Republicans Rand Paul and Mike Lee.

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