Russia imposes travel ban on Biden – Zaki responds with a joke
A total of 13 names of American politicians are on the “black list” by Russia. With the exception of Joe Biden, current Secretary of State Anthony Blingen and his predecessor Hillary Clinton are no longer allowed to enter the country. A White House spokesman responded jokingly.
AIn response to US sanctions on Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine, Moscow has now imposed entry bans on US President Joe Biden and other US officials. Russia’s Foreign Ministry on Tuesday released a list of 13 names, including Foreign Secretary Anthony Blinken, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, Biden’s National Security Adviser Jacob Sullivan and his spokesman Jen Zaki. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is also on the list.
Psaki immediately responded with a sneer. “The first thing I want to say is that President Biden is a junior, so they may have allowed his father to rest in peace,” he said in Washington. I will say that none of us are planning trips to Russia and it will not surprise any of you that we do not have a bank. We have accounts that are inaccessible. “
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This is the first time Russia has published a list of victims. However, this move is very symbolic. The United States has personally allowed former Kremlin boss Vladimir Putin, his foreign minister Sergei Lavrov and other members of the government and key aides.
The State Department says it is expanding the list of sanctions, including “senior US officials, military officials, lawmakers, businessmen, professionals and members of the media” who acted to incite hatred or impose sanctions against Russia. Activities. It must also protect the Russian economy.
Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24. As a result, the United States, the European Union and other countries have issued comprehensive economic and financial sanctions against Russia. According to the US government, these have been holding back the Russian economy for decades.
“The unprecedented spending we have imposed on allies and allies has overturned 30 years of economic progress,” Pskai said, adding that among other things, the depreciation of the Russian ruble, high inflation and experts say the Russian economy will collapse. At the same time, he declared that pressure on oligarchs close to Putin would continue to increase.
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