Trump did not immediately lift sanctions against Russia
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Donald trump intends to “some time” to keep sanctions against Russia.
The US President-elect Donald trump said that there will be a certain time to remove Russia from the sanctions, but is willing to meet with the leader of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin after his inauguration, citing an interview with D. trump the Wall Street Journal reported on the website of Radio Liberty.
As reports the edition, in the time of the interview D. trump said that he intends to save by the administration of US President Barack Obama’s sanctions “at least for a little while.” However, he said: “if you get along, and Russia really helps us, why save the penalties if someone does a wonderful thing?”.
According to the newspaper, the President-elect has suggested that he can lift the sanctions imposed by President Obama in December in response to the Russian cyber attacks during the presidential campaign, if Russia will provide serious help in the fight against terrorism and in achieving other goals important to the United States.
Also D. trump has said he intends to meet with President Vladimir Putin after the inauguration of the President of the United States.