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Trump postponed new sanctions against Russia

UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY) –¬†After extensive negotiations with his advisers, Donald Trump ordered the postponement of the introduction of new economic sanctions against Russia. Previously, new sanctions were announced by the US permanent representative to the UN, Nikki Haley.

“Trump consulted national security advisers on Sunday night and told them that he was upset that sanctions had been officially announced because he still does not feel confident about their introduction,” the Washington Post reports.

The Russian currency at the Moscow Stock Exchange after these reports went into growth. As evidenced by the trading data, as of 21:41 in Moscow, the ruble strengthened against the dollar by 50 cents, to 61.55 rubles, and to the euro – by 39 cents, to 76.16 rubles.

Meanwhile, on the eve of the US permanent representative to the United Nations Nikki Haley said that the United States will announce new sanctions against Russia in connection with the situation in Syria on Monday, April 16.