Russian President Vladimir Putin said the new sanctions law, the United States is trying to oust the Russian Federation on energy markets of Europe.
The new US sanctions are an attempt to displace Russia from the energy markets in Europe, - Putin writes About this mediaUA , citing Interfax.
"The recent sanctions package adopted by the us Congress, openly aims to oust Russia from European markets of energy resources to force Europe to switch to more expensive liquefied natural gas from the United States, and the volumes still there is not enough" - he said Thursday during his speech at the forum "Valdai" in Sochi.
Putin believes that "some even do not hide that use political pretexts and excuses in order to advance its own purely commercial interests."
"We are seeing more and more examples of when the policy is grossly interfere in economic, market relations, but recently said that this is impossible, counterproductive, and this should not be allowed", - said the President of the Russian Federation.
As previously reported, on August 2, the President of the United States Donald trump signed the law on new sanctions against Russia.
In particular, the act requires financial intelligence of the United States within 180 days to provide information about located in the West the assets of Russian politicians and businessmen close to the Kremlin.
The document also reduces the maximum term of crediting in the Russian banks under sanctions, up to 14 days, and for the oil and gas sector - up to 30 days. The President of the United States may apply sanctions to persons who intend to invest in the construction of Russian export pipelines over $5 million a year or $1 million lump sum. The law obliges the President of the United States subject to confirmation by Congress of any mitigation or cancellation of sanctions. The White house will not be able to remove the restrictive measures on the personal orders, as it was before.