Russia has permanently banned US President Joe Biden and 962 other US citizens from entering the country this Saturday in response to Washington’s sanctions on Moscow for the so-called “special military operation” in Ukraine.
“We stress that Washington’s hostile actions will boomerang against the US and will be properly rejected,” the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement announcing the move.
The department you lead Sergei Lavrov states in the text that Russia “does not seek confrontation” and “is open to honest dialogue and mutual respect.” “Separating the American people, who invariably enjoy our respect, from the American authorities, who incite Russophobia,” she collects.
Kremlin responds to Canadian sanctions
It is not the only measure that the Kremlin has announced this Saturday, since minutes before it was known that the Government of Vladimir Putin has launched a series of sanctions against Sophie Trudeau, the wife of the Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeauand another 25 Canadian citizens, for which they will not be able to enter the Russian country either.
The wife of the head of the Canadian Government heads the list of those sanctioned, followed by Graham Bowley, spouse of Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland.
The Russian Foreign Ministry has stressed that the measure is a response to the “anti-Russian sanctions” adopted by Canada, which affect not only senior government officials, military personnel and businessmen, but also, in a number of cases, relatives of direct of some of them.
Canada imposed a new round of economic sanctions on Moscow on Friday with measures against 14 individuals, including businessman Dmitri Mazepin and his son Nikita Mazepin, until this year a Formula One driver.
Victory Day parade in Moscow, 2022
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