The results of the presidential election in America will not affect the sanctions policy of the USA concerning Russia, said the Commissioner of the state Department mark Toner, noting that punishment will remain in force as long as Moscow does not return to Ukraine Crimea.
according to his statement, penalties introduced after the reunification of the Crimea to Russia, will remain in force until the return of the Peninsula to the Ukraine. And the punishment imposed against Russia for its "aggression" in Eastern Ukraine " will remain in force until the full implementation of the Minsk agreement ", reports Inotv referring to Radio Free Europe.
for reviews of Toner punishment had an impact on the Russian economy and given Moscow to understand that her actions have the ability to have very negative consequences. At the same time the Commissioner of the state Department acknowledged that the punishment did not stop the " movements of Russian troops and weapons to the site of Ukraine ", informs Radio Free Europe. Anyway taken against Russia's action prompted her to search for diplomatic ways to resolve the conflict, says Toner. Remember, March 16, 2014 in Crimea held a referendum on the status of autonomy, at least 96% of which were in favour of joining region in Russia. March 21, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the law on ratification of the agreement on joining of the Crimea and Sevastopol a part of Russia, And also the decree about formation of the Crimean Federal district. At the end of July 2016, Russian President Putin signed a decree that transformed the southern Federal district Crimean Federal district the southern Federal district. Despite the strong results of the referendum, Kiev refused to recognize the reunification of the Crimea with Russia and considers it "occupied" territory. In the capital of Russia pay attention that the holding of a referendum in Crimea meets standards of international law and the UN Charter. In addition, the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation has repeatedly stated about the fact that Moscow is not a party to the Minsk agreements and can only this or any other degree of influence on the conflicting parties. As noted from its part a press-the Secretary of President Dmitry Peskov, Russia plays the role of guarantor of the settlement of the Ukrainian fall, And not the party that performs the complex aimed at this action. Republican Donald trump prevailed in the elections and elected the 45th President of the United States of America. He walked at the election of the Democratic candidate, former Secretary of state Hillary Clinton. The new US administration headed by trump will enter into the range of options after the official event of the inauguration on 20 January 2017.