Putin and trump in the conversation did not discuss the lifting of sanctions – Peskov

Photo: TASS/Alexei Nikolsky/press service of the President of the Russian Federation

Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov said that Vladimir Putin and Donald trump during a telephone conversation did not touch the subject of sanctions, according to “Gazeta.ru”.

“You know, that Putin did not raise the issue of sanctions when dealing with heads of state, that these restrictions applied against our country”, – said the press Secretary of the President.

Sand is it said that trump also not touched this issue.

In December last year, Donald trump signed the bill on the defense budget for fiscal year 2020 that assumed a major package of sanctions, including against Russian gas pipeline “Nord stream – 2” and “Turkish stream”.

the Kremlin steps of the United States regarded as an example of unfair competition. The Minister for foreign Affairs of Austria Alexander Ellenberg also criticized the U.S. sanctions against the “Nord stream – 2”.

He noted that the EU and the United States of equal value, but, in his words, to use the methods from 30 years ago “anymore, because the world has become multipolar”.

“and the stream – 2” involves the construction of two pipelines with a total capacity of 55 billion cubic meters of gas a year from Russia’s coast to Germany.

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