MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin said new sanctions under consideration by the United States would damage relations between the two countries, but it was too early to talk about retaliation, state news agency RIA reported on Saturday.
The U.S. Senate voted nearly unanimously earlier this week for legislation to impose new sanctions on Moscow and force President Donald Trump to get Congress’ approval before easing any existing sanctions.
“This will, indeed, complicate Russia-American relations. I think this is harmful,” Putin said, according to RIA.
In an interview with Rossiya1 state TV channel, excerpts of which were shown during the day on Saturday, Putin …read more
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