Will retaliate in case Britain imposes new sanctions on Moscow


Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday that Russia will retaliate should Britain decide to impose new sanctions against Moscow over the conflict with Ukraine, as reported by Reuters.

Last Thursday, Britain published new legislation to allow the government to impose tougher sanctions.

“The UK can now sanction not just those linked directly to the destabilisation of Ukraine, but also Government of Russia affiliated entities and businesses of economic and strategic significance to the Russian government, as well as their owners, directors and trustees,” a foreign office statement said.

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