The bill of the sharp tightening of us sanctions against Russia provides for the restriction of the right of the Russian Federation on the use of mechanisms for the issuance of the so-called red notices in Interpol (the announcement in the international search of persons).
Writes about this TASS with reference to the text of the bill, which got the Agency.
From the point of view of the senators who developed the document, the Russian Federation has abused the mechanism, the red notice of Interpol, with mainly political goals and for the implementation of the interrogations and persecution of his political opponents.
“The attorney General, in coordination with the Secretary of homeland security should use the influence of the United States in Interpol to limit and prevent abuses by the government of the Russian Federation mechanisms of the Interpol, including a temporary ban on the use of the government of the Russian Federation of the mechanism of “red notice,” reads the bill.
In addition, the senators are convinced that persons declared wanted by Interpol on Russia’s request, should not be restricted entry to the territory of the United States and such persons should not be denied political asylum.
The bill also expands sanctions on government securities of Russia with a maturity of more than 14 days. TASS notes that the document is aimed at actual introduction of a ban on U.S. individuals and legal entities any transactions in sovereign debt of Russia.
Now the bill is on consideration in profile Committee of the Senate.
On Thursday, U.S. senators introduced in Congress a bill toughening anti-Russian sanctions. The author is a democratic Senator Robert Menendez, co-authors are Lindsey Graham (Republican), John McCain (Republican) Cory Gardner (Republican), Ben Cardin (Democrat), Jeanne Shaheen (Democrat). They characterize their initiative as “comprehensive legislation enhancing sanctions pressure on Russia.”