News ID: 99313
Publish Date : 25 January 2022 - 21:53


WASHINGTON (AFP) -- The United States on Tuesday warned Russia of damaging sanctions, including high-tech export curbs, and said attempts by Moscow to “weaponize” its enormous oil and gas industry would backfire.
“We are prepared to implement sanctions with massive consequences” that go far beyond previous measures implemented in 2014 after Russia invaded Ukraine’s Crimea region, a senior U.S. official said.

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