The Russian foreign Ministry commented on the American desire to improve relations with sanctions

The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said the statement by the press Secretary of the U.S. Department of state Heather Nauert about working with children with the help of a set of tools, one of which is sanctions. She wrote about this in Facebook.

“What is this set “which helps to adjust the government on improving behaviors for better relations with the United States”? And I would like a few examples of where and how this “set” work” — expressed bewilderment Zakharova.
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The reaction of the representative of Moscow, followed a few hours after application Nauert that Washington may try to force any government to behave differently and have a wide range of possibilities.

Washington has promised to introduce new sanctions against Russia on 22 August due to attributed to Moscow of involvement in the poisoning in Britain of former GRU officer Sergei Skripal and his daughter. Moscow has repeatedly denied the accusations. After that, Zakharova said that Russia will be engaged in developing responses. “The Russian side has repeatedly warned that the conversation [with Russia] from a position of strength and ultimatums are useless and hopeless,” she explained.

After reports on the introduction of sanctions, the ruble on the currency markets fell. Quotes of the largest Russian companies also dropped.More important news Telegram-channel “Tape days”. Signed!