Because it could destabilize financial markets
The U.S. Treasury Department has warned that imposing sanctions against the state debt of Russia will create risks in the global financial market.
In report of the U.S. Treasury that was fully published by Bloomberg concluded that the extension of sanctions against instruments of the state debt of Russia and the state securities of the Russian Federation, as well as derivatives, may cause the destabilization of financial markets.
Investors interpreted the report of the U.S. Treasury, as the reluctance of the administration of Donald trump to turn on Russian government debt obligations in the list of possible sanctions measures against Russia in connection with its intervention in the American elections in 2016.
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