“The United States can no longer refuse (from the sanctions. - RT ), they are captured by the sanctions they impose on Russia. They can not stop, including, because sanctions do not achieve results. They must somehow express the solidarity of Great Britain. Instead of demanding evidence of what happened in Salisbury, they express solidarity with a country that they consider to be an ally, ”the senator explained.

He noted that the anti-Russian sanctions policy has become the norm for the United States and called it an unacceptable tool in the framework of international dialogue.

“As for the sanctions policy, it is unacceptable in the modern world. If there are any conflicts, they need to be resolved through negotiations, you must be able to hear the other side, analyze all sources of information, ”added Tsekov.

Earlier, the US Treasury announced that the new package of anti-Russian sanctions will come into force on August 26.