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The USA has imposed sanctions against the staff of the Ministry of Defence of China - RIA Novosti, 9/20/2018


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WASHINGTON, 20 Sep – RIA Novosti. The administration of the USA has imposed sanctions against the staff of the Ministry of Defence of China and Rosboroneksport because of transactions on purchase of the Russian planes and the missile systems S-400, the senior representative of administration within the telephone briefing.© of AFP 2018/Mladen Antonov of the USA has reported have expanded sanctions against Russia" We take these actions because China worked with Russia on deliveries of military planes of Sukhoi, in particular SU-35, in December, 2017, of course, after sanctions have already come into force. And it also belongs to deliveries of S-400 which have been acquired in January of this year. Both of these transactions have appeared after sanctions against the Russian Federation have come into force, they have been carried out between department of supply of equipment (the Ministry of Defence of China) and Rosoboronexport. You will see their employees among new sanctions" — he has told. He has added that "sanctions are aimed against Russia, aren't aimed against defense capability of other countries". "We also work with our partners and allies as the absolute purpose of these actions — to prevent cash flow to the Russian government" — he has concluded.

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