Us senators John McCain, Lindsey Graham and Amy Klobuchar arrived today in Tbilisi and promised Georgians to work towards adopting against Russia more stringent sanctions. About it, McCain said to reporters at the airport of the Georgian capital, reports Interfax-Ukraine.
According to him, U.S. senators will do everything possible so that the United States supported Georgia’s sovereignty.
“We will do everything possible to get US to the end supported the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Georgia. We will continue to work for adoption against Russia of tougher sanctions,” said McCain.
It also became known that the visit will last for two days, during which senators will meet with the Prime Minister, President and Minister of defence of Georgia.
We will remind, yesterday, December 31, Petro Poroshenko with the American delegation led by Senator John McCain arrived in the command post in the area of shirokino, on the boundary line to congratulate servicemen on the New year.
As reported, U.S. President Barack Obama signed a decree on new sanctions against Russia. Restrictions will apply to six people and five organizations, including the FSB and the GRU.
In addition, the Americans decided to send 35 Russian diplomats and close access to two objects used by the Russian workers in new York and Maryland. A senior us official called it a “response to a campaign of harassment of American diplomats in Moscow from the Russian authorities”.