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Further US Sanctions Would Be ‘Declaration Of Economic War’: Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev

Moscow, Russia:

Russia warned Friday that if the US followed through with threats to impose further harsh economic sanctions it would be seen as a “declaration of economic war”.

The warning by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev came after Washington unveiled a raft of new sanctions against Russia over its alleged use of the Novichok nerve agent against a former double agent which Britain has blamed on Moscow.

The incident, which took place in a city in southern England in March, triggered a major diplomatic crisis despite Russia’s denial of any role.
more: https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/further-us-sanctions-would-be-declaration-of-economic-war-medvedev-1898405