Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has denounced the latest case of US’ “economic terrorism” against Russia.
“The Americans’ insanity in extreme use of economic terrorism and unlawful and unilateral punishments against countries that do not think and behave like them is a failed trick,” Mousavi said.
He said such sanctions have lost their efficiency and will definitely have no result for that country.
US President Donald Trump imposed new sanctions against Russia over the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter in the UK in March 2018.
US banks are now banned from providing loans to Russia, and Washington will also be opposing any loan extension to Moscow by international institutions.
Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were poisoned with the Russian nerve agent Novichok in Salisbury, though they have now recovered.
Russia denies any role in the attack.