We are not afraid of US sanctions, says Russian ambassador

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Moscow: Russia’s ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov has said that sanctions imposed by the United States cannot intimidate us.

Russia’s ambassador to Russia, Anatoly Antonov, said in response to media questions that the US Congress had called for new sanctions against Russia, including sanctions on the country’s leadership, which would not intimidate Moscow.

“We believe that the demands for the imposition of anti-Russian sanctions on Capitol Hill, as well as personal sanctions against the top leadership of the Russian Federation, are provocative and hopeless,” he said in a statement posted on the Russian embassy’s Facebook page. ۔

“Under no circumstances will we be intimidated by US sanctions,” he said.

It should be noted that the recent high-level talks between Russia and the United States on the Ukrainian conflict in Geneva had once again ended inconclusively.

Read more: Russia-US talks end inconclusively

Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said after consultations between Russia and the United States on security guarantees that Russia and the United States had failed to make any progress on preventing NATO from expanding further east.



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