Trump Gives US Treasury Powers to Impose Anti-Russia Sanctions – White House

Trump Gives US Treasury Powers to Impose Anti-Russia Sanctions – White House

In early August, the United States announced a new round of sanctions against Russia over its alleged involvement in the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in UK’s Salisbury in March. US President Donald Trump has given the Department of Treasury the authority, under the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA), to impose sanctions on Russia, the White House said in a press release.

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