The head of the White house Donald trump has chosen a policy of avoiding conflict with Russia, however, continues to maintain a firm position of the United States regarding Moscow's attempts to destabilize the situation in Ukraine.
For Russia, it becomes clear that it is not in her interest to keep the conflict in Ukraine - Advisor to trump on sanctions against Russia reported mediaUA with reference to "UKRINFORM", it said on Thursday, speaking at the Foundation for defense of democracies in Washington, the US presidential Advisor on national security issues Herbert McMaster.
"The President gave us very clear instructions about our relationship with Russia. He determined our very powerful position in the middle East and in Ukraine, in particular, in the confrontation destabilizes the behavior of the Russian Federation", - said the Advisor of the American President.
He expressed the belief that the sanctions against Russia imposed over its aggression in Ukraine, have their influence.
"I think for Russia it becomes clear that it is not in her best interests to keep this conflict in Ukraine," said McMaster.
He stressed that it is not only economic losses from the sanctions, but also the loss of international confidence. However, said Advisor to the President of the United States, Donald trump wants "to ensure abstinence from any conflict with Russia" because it "does not meet someone's interests".
McMaster reported that the White house is also seeking to promote opportunities for cooperation with Russia in other areas where there is common interest. In particular, referred to the role of Moscow in resolving the situation in Syria and the North Korea issue.
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.