US prolongs anti-Russia sanctions for one more year - White House

Other News Materials 3 March 2018 02:06 (UTC +04:00)

The White House announced on Friday the decision of US President Donald Trump to prolong sanctions against Russia for one more year, Sputnik reports.

According to the White House press-service, the decision refers to the punitive measures against Russia, imposed by the US government on March 6, March 16, March 20, and December 19, 2014.

"Therefore, in accordance with section 202(d) of the National Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1622(d)), I am continuing for 1 year the national emergency declared in Executive Order 13660," Trump said.