Russia will respond to possible US sanctions
Evaluating possible sanctions against Russia due to the imprisonment of the Russian opponent Navalniy, Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov said that the US imposed unilateral and “illegitimate” sanctions against his country.
Sergey Lavrov said that the US will respond to possible sanctions against his country due to the prison sentence of Russian opposition Alexei Navalny.
Lavrov and Uzbekistan Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov held a joint press conference after meeting in the capital Moscow.
Evaluating possible sanctions against Russia due to the imprisonment of the Russian opponent Aleksey Navalniy, Lavrov said that the US imposed unilateral and “illegitimate” sanctions against his country.
“Our American colleagues, and the European Union, taking example from them, always impose sanctions for no reason,” Lavrov said. said.
Noting that they will respond to possible US sanctions, Lavrov said, “We will definitely react. Nobody canceled the rules of diplomacy. One of the diplomacy rules is reciprocity.” used the expressions.
Touching on the Afghanistan issue, Lavrov emphasized that this issue should be resolved through political diplomatic means.
Lavrov emphasized the importance of starting the production of the Russian-made “Sputnik V” (GamKovidVak) vaccine in Uzbekistan as to the issue of combating the new type of coronavirus (Kovid-19).
Uzbekistan Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov also said that a conference will be held in his country in July aimed at strengthening ties between the Central and South Asian regions.
Kamilov expressed his hope that Afghanistan will participate in this conference, saying, “This will help to develop economic relations with Afghanistan and to participate in the economic processes in the region and ensure peace and stability in the region.” used the expressions.