The administration of U.S. President Donald trump unhappy included in the bill a provision that the President can’t lift sanctions against Moscow and Tehran without the consent of the legislature. About this newspaper The Washington Post, citing a senior source in the White house.
The newspaper pointed out that trump’s claims relate specifically to the question of separation of powers, and not to a specific issue of relations with Russia. In the White house believe that the document must be returned to the Senate for reconsideration.
Criticism of the bill was made by state Secretary Rex Tillerson when dealing with members of the house of representatives at the end of last week. He pointed out that the administration needs to be responsive to the question, when it is necessary to increase the degree of relations with other countries, and when to move to normalise them.
In accordance with Senate document under the new restrictions can get Russian state-owned companies operating in the sectors of rail and shipping transport. Sanctions may affect oil and gas industry. In addition, according to the document, they are transferred from the presidential decrees in the law that complicates the process mitigation or cancellation.
Recall, June 20, Washington imposed new sanctions against Russian natural and legal personsinvolved in the illegal annexation of Crimea and war in Donbas.