The house of representatives Thursday, may 18, by an overwhelming majority approved a bill providing for the imposition of sanctions on those who provide financial support to the government of Syria headed by Bashar al-Assad. Reported by the Associated Press.
Next, the document must be received for consideration in the Senate and then signed by the President Donald Trump.
The draft law has made the democratic Congressman from new York Eliot Engel, member of the Committee on foreign Affairs.
As noted, the bill aims to key allies of Assad, such as Russia and Iran. The document requires the President to impose sanctions against countries or companies that conduct business or provide funding to the Syrian government or the Central Bank.
The car drove into a crowd of people in the Finnish capital Helsinki, according to local police. As a result of incident one person died. There are victims. The driver was arrested. Clarifies that he is around 50 years and that he could be drunk.
Chargé d'affaires of Romania to Russia to Viorel Cojocaru expressed strong protest in connection with the fact that the Romanian authorities refused to allow its airspace to civilian aircraft, on Board of which there were Vice-Premier Dmitry Rogozin. This was reported in the Russian foreign Ministry.
North Korea allegedly produced the start of the next rocket. According to Japanese TV channel NHK, the rocket could have fallen within the exclusive economic zone of Japan. South Korean military confirmed the launch of a rocket in North Korea in the area of the province Cagando, the Agency Yonhap.
Unusual tattoo British trucker Kenny Ollerenshaw criticized in social networks. On the video five days has collected more than 574 million views, Ollerenshaw shows tattooed chest and neck, which, according to the trucker, it depicted a miniature of sitting behind the wheel of a truck.
Russian swimmer Evgeny Rylov won the world championship gold in the 200m backstroke. 20-year-old Russian overcame the distance in 1 minute 53,61 seconds and set a record in Europe. He brought Russia the first gold medal of the world championship in men's swimming since 2003.
The Deputy of St. Petersburg legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg Maxim Reznik fined 10 thousand rubles Dzerzhinsky district court. Resnick is attracted to administrative responsibility for committing an administrative offense provided by part 5 of article 20.2 of the administrative code.