Washington-Kyiv, Ukraine: President of the United States Donald Trump signed the law on the state budget for 2017, which stipulates that money from the state fund can not be allocated to Russia, annexed by the Crimea and to those who support the Russian occupation, Front News reports referring to the text of the law that Is published on the website of the US Congress.
"Monetary funds provided for by this law can not be available to help the government of the Russian Federation," the text of the law says.
It is also noted that none of the funds can be provided to help the governments of countries that support the annexation of the Crimea by Russia, promote investment in the Crimea, except when such assistance will be in the interests of the United States.
"The Secretary of the US Treasury must instruct American executive directors of every international financial institution to vote against any assistance from such an agency (including any loan, loan or guarantee) for any program that violates the sovereignty or territorial integrity of Ukraine," - Says the law.
In addition, a ban on any assistance from the US state budget for the Russian “Rosoboronexport” and its subsidiaries. A corresponding ban can be lifted if the Secretary of State and the Director of the CIA determine that this is in the US interest.
In particular, in the event that “Rosoboronexport” stops deliveries of lethal weapons to Syria, as well as when the Russian Federation withdraws troops from the occupied part of Eastern Ukraine and when Russian agents stop taking measures to destabilize the situation in the Donbass.
We will add that such restrictions will remain in force until the Ukrainian government regains its sovereignty over the Crimea.
Recall that the law on the state budget for 2017, President of the United States Donald Trump signed on May 5 and it will continue until September 30.