The U.S. imposed new sanctions against Russia
The United States authorities used a new penalties against Russian companies and banks.
The statement of the South American Finance Ministry stated that the latest punishment imposed in response to the continuing attempts of Russia to destabilize Eastern Ukraine". The defendants in the list, in particular, will be blocked access to economic markets of the United States, and South American companies and individuals will not be allowed to give companies loans for the period more than 90 days.
Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed hope that the issue of South American
sanctions should prevail healthy sense. "We need to see what it's all the same for punishment, how to understand, no plebian crowds, quietly and peacefully," said he.
Putin said that, generally, sanctions are the result of a boomerang". "Without any hesitation, with this option are forced Russian-American relations into a dead end, cause extremely serious damage. I am sure that it is harmful for the state's long-term interests of the South American state and people", - transfers words of the President of ITAR-TASS.
Head got in the list of punishments company "Rosneft" Igor Sechin am sure that South American punishment is going to aggravate the sovereign policy of Russia. "I also want to say that, certainly, due to the fact that the company "Rosneft" is considered budget for Russia, not the firm Rosneft is the purpose of these punishments, and the implementation of Russia's own sovereign policy and attempt to aggravate the financial situation of our residents," said Sechin.
Russian diplomats have named the deal of the United States "arrogance and cynicism". Sergei Ryabkov, Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia, declared: "there is Not a thumbprint from those worthless assurances of commitment to collective hands, compromises, efforts to reach agreement on the basis of balance of interests".
Adherents of Visa Inc. announced that the punishment will not affect the company's business in Russia. "The final round of financial sanctions the United States has not had a big impact on daily operations Visa in the Russian Federation. We continue to execute transactions and to serve our visitors, as usual," said
adept company. Earlier, the South American adherents of the authorities acknowledged that measures the financial impact will not affect functioning of payment systems. "We know that our actions may affect South American business, the South American firms, and take it seriously," told the assistant of the Minister of Finance of the United States Daniel Glaser.
Note, the leaders of the countries of the European Union on the results of the summit in Brussels also going to claim the extension of the list of sanctions against Russia. German Chancellor Angela Merkel ahead of a meeting with European employees gave to understand that the pressure on Russia will be strengthened. "We will discuss fresh punishment, as we believe that the contribution of the Russian Federation in the peaceful settlement in Ukraine small", RBC words Merkel.