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 Pressure on Russian economy will grow - White House

The United States of America do not intend to review sanctions against Russia because of the situation in Ukraine.

This was stated by the White House spokesman Josh Earnest on Dec. 16, Censor.NET reports citing Liga.

According to him, the U.S. administration "is ready to begin to curtail" the sanctions regime against Russia, if it is to fulfill the obligations regarding Ukraine.

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"The US is ready to start folding the sanctions if Russia fulfills its international obligations. But we do not see that it does," Earnest said.

He added that while "the sanctions regime continues to act" the pressure on the Russian economy will grow.

Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n316605