France Monitors Latest US Sanctions on Russia for Possible Consequences - Envoy

Author: us-russia
Comments: 0
France Monitors Latest US Sanctions on Russia for Possible Consequences - Envoy
Published 20-09-2017, 00:00
The French ambassador to Russia said that France was monitoring the latest US sanctions against Russia for possible consequences for France.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — France, along with its partners from the European Union and the G7 states, is attentively monitoring the new sanctions package, imposed by the United States on Russia, for possible repercussions, French Ambassador to Russia Sylvie Bermann told RIA Novosti.

"Currently, we are closely studying this issue with our G7 and EU partners to protect the interests of European, as well as French companies," Bermann said.

The ambassador added that these sanctions may have an impact on businesses across Europe and, particularly, France, even though the restrictions had been implemented within the bilateral relations between Russia and the United States.

In early August, US President Donald Trump enacted the latest batch of anti-Russia sanctions. These measures counteract the construction of Russia's Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, as the United States believes the project threatens the energy security of Ukraine and the European Union. The restrictions have prompted criticism from EU authorities, which said the sanctions were not in line with EU energy security interests.

 

sputniknews.com

Comments: 0
Experts' Panel
Are the U.S. and Russia...
The Sunday, February 24 edition of Russian state television’s...
Are the U.S. and Russia...
Top
popular in the journal
From July 4, 1776 to June 12, 1990

From July 4, 1776 to June 12, 1990

June 12th for Russians is to some extent the equivalent of July 4th for Americans when the former colony of the British Empire has declared its independence. ...
Vladimir Putin: The Real Lessons...

Vladimir Putin: The Real Lessons...

The Russian president offers a comprehensive assessment of the legacy of World War II, arguing that "Today, European politicians, and Polish leaders in particular, wish ...
Russian Diaspora Group Urges...

Russian Diaspora Group Urges...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The Russian Community Council of the USA (RCC) is urging authorities in Alaska's Sitka to refrain from removing a statue of city founder Alexander ...
RUSSIAN FEDERATION SITREP 11 JUNE...

RUSSIAN FEDERATION SITREP 11 JUNE...

RUSSIA AND COVID. Latest numbers: total cases 502K; total deaths 6532; tests per 1 million 95K. Russia has done 13.8 million tests (second after USA); among ...
\

\'Comrade Trump\': GOP PAC Mocks...

With the US presidential election in November looming large on the horizon, incumbent President Donald Trump is being criticised on many fronts: his response to the ...