The official representative the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia Maria Zakharova called the inclusion of the “Nord stream — 2” and “Turkish stream” in the guidelines of the law on sanctions CAATSA political pressure from the United States.

“the use of political pressure to unscrupulous competition”, — quotes its words of RIA Novosti.

Zakharova noted that it is “an indicator of the weakness of the American system”.

The representative of the Russian foreign Ministry added that the US has no effective instruments, in addition to power techniques.

Earlier, the US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo said that the US state Department has updated its recommendations in the framework of the law CAATSA and included the “Nord stream — 2” and second thread “Turkish stream.”