Bank Morgan Stanley has estimated a 35% chance of lifting the US sanctions against Russia after the election Donald trump President of the United States. According to analysts of the Bank, is the probability of lifting the sanctions in 2017-2018. If this happens, puts Morgan Stanley, the EU will be more difficult without the support of the USA to maintain restrictions against Russia, reports TASS with reference to Bloomberg.

Earlier, Reuters reported that the EU in December is likely to extend anti-Russian sanctions by six months. The Agency also pointed to the concern of European politicians in connection with a possible softening of Washington’s policy toward Moscow after winning trump.

The new US President, noted Reuters, said he wanted “good relations” with Russia and President Vladimir Putin.

The Obama administration planned to maintain the sanctions as long as Moscow does not fulfill the agreement on settlement of the situation in Ukraine. Morgan Stanley remind that the sanctions were established by administrative decree their abolition does not require legislative initiatives.

The US and the EU imposed economic sanctions against Russia in 2014, after the annexation of Crimea and the outbreak of armed conflict in the East of Ukraine. Restrictions affected Russian companies and banks, as well as officials, deputies and businessmen.

Morgan Stanley estimated the probability of cancellation of sanctions against Russia after the victory trump 17.11.2016

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