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Elena Panina assessed the US threats to impose new sanctions

Possible new US sanctions will lead to the destruction of the constructive atmosphere between the States and Russia, Elena Panina, a member of the State Duma Committee on International Affairs, told RIA Novosti.

Earlier, the US President’s National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan said that the United States is preparing a “new package of sanctions” because of the situation with Alexei Navalny. In addition, according to him, the United States will continue to impose sanctions against Russian companies that are building the Nord Stream 2 pipeline.

“After the conclusion of discussions with President (of Russia Vladimir) Putin, President (United States Joe) Biden spoke of six months or a year, during which positive changes might take place. confrontational signals, “the parliamentarian said.

She added that such a response from the American colleagues is due to the struggle of various “factions” around the interpretation of the results of the summit of the Russian Federation and the United States in Geneva.

“What does this mean? Probably about the beginning of the struggle of various groups around the interpretation of the results of the Geneva meeting, for influence on President Biden in key issues of Russian-American relations,” Panina emphasized.

Panina noted that possible sanctions are aimed at destroying the constructive atmosphere that was achieved at the Geneva talks.

“So far, we see that the Washington hawks are trying to play ahead of the curve, taking steps aimed at destroying the constructive atmosphere that has formed after the meeting in Geneva,” said Panina.

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