Removing restrictions on Russian diplomatic missions is the right step

The US Treasury, having decided to lift financial restrictions on Russian diplomatic missions, has taken a step in the right direction. This was stated by the Russian Ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov. The diplomat called such a measure belated, but true.

“In general, we consider the decision of the US administration to lift financial restrictions on Russian diplomatic missions, although belated, but a step in the right direction”are given Antonov’s words in the Telegram channel of the diplomatic mission.

He stressed that “a lot of work had to be done to make Washington aware of the significant damage that sanctions inflict” on Russian diplomats around the world. Now, according to him, Moscow expects that banks will correctly perceive the signal of the financial regulator and stop blocking transfers “necessary to ensure the normal functioning of Russian foreign institutions.”

Earlier, Life wrote that the United States allowed transactions with sanctioned Russian banks until May 2023. This follows from the common general license. According to it, operations related to energy resources are allowed with the Bank of Russia, Vnesheconombank, Otkritie Bank, VTB and other sanctioned banks.


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