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EC will wait before giving verdict on US Russia sanctions – Šefčovič

The European Commission will not give its opinion on stricter US sanctions against Russia before the House of Representatives and the president have offered their verdicts.
By Staff reporter 23 June 2017 0 26503

The European Commission will not give its opinion on stricter US sanctions against Russia before the House of Representatives and President Donald Trump’s administration have offered their verdicts on the proposal, Vice President for Energy Union Maroš Šefčovič told a press conference in Brussels on Thursday.

"We look at this proposal as a proposal of the Senate; it has to go through further procedures and processes in the House of Representatives. We also would like to see what the administration thinks about the proposal and then,...