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American businessmen want to work with Russia


20.07.2017

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Some respectable American companies think that bill on expansion of anti-Russian sanctions has to be changed. According to American businessmen, if the bill becomes a law, it may have a higher impact on them, TASS reports.

The list of companies that might be affected by new bill, is very long. Such giants as aerospace corporations Boeing, bank systems Mastercard и Visa, oil company ExxonMobil, technology company General Electric, automobile company Ford, chemical corporations Dow Chemical, Procter & Gamble are on this list. Their representatives hold meetings with US Congress asking legislators to make changes in the bill. At the same time, businessmen don’t ask to abolish those punishments completely.

Let us remind, that according to the coming bill, US companies and private entities can’t credit Russian banks for more than 14 days. Washington continues to imply that lifting sanctions depend on complying with the Minsk agreements for resolving the Ukraine conflict. Our government has stated that Russia is not a part of internal Ukraine agreement, and Moscow is interested that Kiev overcomes the crisis.

Russian politicians are confident that this situation is the result of domestic political battles in the U.S.

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