Registration was successful!
Please follow the link from the email sent to

Trump Did Not Speak to Putin Prior to Signing Russia Sanctions Bill, White House

© AP Photo / Evan VucciPresident Donald Trump meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 Summit, Friday, July 7, 2017, in Hamburg
President Donald Trump meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 Summit, Friday, July 7, 2017, in Hamburg - Sputnik International
Subscribe
US President Donald Trump had no conversations with Russian President Vladimir Putin before signing the Russia sanctions bill into law, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said in a briefing on Wednesday.

When asked whether Trump spoke to Putin prior to signing off on the measure, Sanders stated, "No.'

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev at Skolkovo Foundation Board of Trustees meeting - Sputnik International
Russian PM Medvedev on New Sanctions: 'US Declares Full-Fledged Trade War'

The White House says Trump did not feel pressured to sign a bill on Wednesday that places new sanctions on Iran, Russia and North Korea.

"No, as I’ve said, the president supports putting pressure on these three countries in particular, so he supports the principle of it and wanted to take action in that course," Sanders responded when asked if Trump felt pressured to sign the sanctions bill.

Newsfeed
0
To participate in the discussion
log in or register
loader
Chats
Заголовок открываемого материала