The United States believes that in an economic sense, with Russia now no Business should be " how often ", said on the last working day of the week at a press conference official authorized state Department, John Kirby.
first, certain media outlets reported that Saudi Arabia, as if it is interested in buying Russian rocket complexes " Iskander ".
"Business with Russia it is impossible to "how often" as long as long as it violates international law, " Kirby said, explaining unverified information about the consensus of the Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia on the supply of arms.
correspondents are reminded that this position before the United States expressed with France for the supply of helicopter carrier "Mistral" in the Russian army, and asked whether it is to purchase items from Russia." Business is motion in 2 directions, " said Kirby.
Authorized by the media, for its part, asked, does this mean that now people need to stop to buy any goods from Russia - " vodka, caviar and so forth."
"We do not encourage businessmen to stop (cooperation with Russia). There are things that We don't stop cooperating with Russia - safety issues, for example. I'm not talking about everything but Business with Russia is not obliged to be conducted, how often, " said Commissioner of the state Department.
Relations between Russia and the West deteriorated in connection with the situation in Ukraine. In mid-March 2014, the United States, European Union, Australia, New Zealand and Canada have enacted measures to provide for the freezing of assets and visa restrictions on individuals and entities included in the special lists, as well as on business Relationships with these individuals and organizations also were closed contacts and cooperation with the Russian Federation and Russian organizations in different fields. In response, Russia restricted imports of food items from countries that have entered against her punishment: USA, EU, Canada, Australia and Norway.