Russia will respond to U.S. sanctions against Russian gas pipeline

Russia, following the principle of reciprocity, will take measures in response to U.S. sanctions against the construction of the pipeline “Nord stream-2”.

As transfers TASS, the world community has informed the official representative the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Maria Zakharova.

She stressed that it will not specify the nature of retaliatory measures, Recalling that Moscow always respond to hostile attacks in the address.

the Diplomat said that the us sanctions are contrary to free competition and international law.

Zakharov noted that 10 years ago, the Western partners talked about the fact that Russia is impossible to align their political interests with the energy sector are two different things and it turns out, according to Washington that it is not only possible, but necessary to do.

Earlier it was reported that the U.S. Senate approved a bill on the defense budget for fiscal year 2020, which includes sanctions against those companies which participate in construction of Russian gas pipeline “Nord stream-2” and “Turkish stream”. On 20 December the document was signed by us President Donald trump, and it entered into force.