The Minister of Finance of the United States Jacob Lew discussed fresh restrictive measures against Russia with the Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk and Minister of Finance Natalia Jaresko. He assured politicians that powers the "Big seven" is ready to introduce the latest penalties against Russia.
The Ukrainian government in the face of the Prime Minister's powers of Arseniy Yatsenyuk and Minister of Finance Natalia Jaresko is in the USA, where he held consultations with American political figures. Key issues of the meeting were the progress of reforms in the country and the possibility of restructuring the huge external debt.
But members of the Ukrainian government and officials of the United States in Washington paid attention and the Russian Federation. The Minister of Finance of the United States Jacob Lew assured Yatsenyuk and Jaresko that powers the "Big seven" is ready in the foreseeable future to use new anti-Russian punishment, said the adept of the U.S. Treasury.
"The United States and our allies in the G7 is ready to impose substantial additional punishment on the Russian Federation, if it will need to respond to its aggressive actions in the East of Ukraine", - quotes RIA Novosti public employee who conveyed the words of Liu. Evidence of "aggressive actions" of the Russian Federation neither the US nor Ukraine has not provided that does not prevent them to make new statements on this account.
That at the summit "the Big seven" it was decided to extend the punishment has already been declared by the President of the United States Barack Obama. "Our European partners have confirmed that they will support sanctions against Russia, while the Minsk agreements are fully implemented. This means their extension and after July," he said at a press conference following the meeting in Germany.