Russia demanded an explanation from the United States on sanctions

Deputy permanent representative of Russia to the UN Vladimir Safronkov has demanded explanations from the United States in connection with the introduction of sanctions against three Russian companies and one Russian citizen.

“I would like to hear an explanation from the American side in relation to the announced on June 1, the extension of us sanctions against the DPRK, which was hit by three Russian companies and one citizen of our country. This step causes bewilderment and frustration,” − said Safronov.

Recall, June 1, the U.S. Treasury has included in the sanctions list in connection with Pyongyang’s nuclear program JSC Independent oil and gas company of the former head of Rosneft Eduard Khudainatov, a sales subsidiary of NNK – NNK AO-Primornefteprodukt and company Ardis-Bearings LLC. Also got him a citizen of the Russian Federation Igor Michurin associated with Korea Tangun Trading Corporation.