Member access

4-Traders Homepage  >  News

News

Latest NewsCompaniesMarketsEconomy & ForexCommoditiesHot NewsMost Read NewsRecomm.Business LeadersVideosCalendar 

U S Department of Treasury : Statement from Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew

03/20/2014 | 04:46pm US/Eastern
 Statement from Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew
3/20/2014

Page Content

"Russia has already begun to feel the impact of the international community's united effort to respond to its unlawful and provocative acts, and the actions we have taken today will ratchet up the pressure on the Russian economy even more. The sanctions we announced today will have serious consequences, and they send a clear signal to the Russian government that their recent actions undermining the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine will not go unanswered. 

"With today's Executive Order, we also now have far-reaching authority to designate entities and individuals in key sectors of the Russian economy, such as financial services, energy, metals and mining, engineering, and defense and related materiel.  This provides us with broader tools to highlight the future choices facing Russia's leadership, and our use of these tools will be based on careful consideration of what will be most effective in meeting that objective.  While a path of de-escalation remains available to Russia, we are prepared to take additional steps to demonstrate that there are costs for violating international law.

###

distributed by
React to this article
Latest news
Date Title
03:09p RESEARCH AND MARKETS : Global and Chinese Benzaldehyde Industry Research Report 2015
03:07p DVM TECHNOLOGY BHD : Transactions (chapter 10 of listing requirements):non related party transactions
03:07p DVM TECHNOLOGY BHD : General meetings: notice of meeting
03:07p DVM TECHNOLOGY BHD : New issue of securities (chapter 6 of listing requirements):fund raising
03:07p WATERSTONE FINANCIAL : Bank Adds Investment Services
03:07p ONTEX : Transparency Declaration Notification
03:07p U S SENATE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY : Sens. Graham, Brown Introduce Bill to Boost American Textile Manufacturing Jobs By Cracking Down on Illegal Imports
03:07p U S SENATE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY : Klobuchar, Franken, Smith, Nolan Met with Top Administration Officials Today to Discuss Steel Industry Jobs
03:06p Fitch Releases Report on Anaheim, CA
03:05p RESEARCH AND MARKETS : Global and Chinese Benzyl Alcohol Industry Analysis and Forecasts 2010-2020
Latest news
Advertisement
Hot News 
JUDGES SCIENTIFIC : Profit Up But Like-For-Like Revenue Shrinks
OHR PHARMACEUTICAL : Announces Final Topline Data From OHR-102 Phase II IMPACT Study in Wet-AMD
SINNERSCH : ADER: A WEAK COURSE OF BUSINESS IN THE SECOND QUARTER MAKES AN ADJUSTMENT OF THE GUIDANCE FOR FISCAL 2014/2015 NECESSARY (DGAP Adhoc)
RBC BEARINGS : Nasdaq stocks posting largest percentage increases
ANDREWS SYKES : Temporary arena in London requires replacement heating
Most Read News
03/26 DEUTSCHE LUFTHANSA : EDITORIAL: The mystery of Germanwings Flight 9525
03/26 ENDURO ROYALTY : Provides Updated Tax Information
03/26 CANFOR : and Canfor Pulp Products Inc. Announces Annual General Meeting and First Quarter Results Conference Call
07:42a Switzerland's UBP to buy RBS's Coutts International
07:36a KARO BIO : Raises USD1 Million in Private Placement of Shares
Most recommended articles
01:59pDJMacquarie to Pay $15 Million in Puda Coal Case -- 2nd Update
01:44pDJBAKER HUGHES : U.S. Oil Rig Count Falls Again
01:40p Euro to Find Direction on Greek Resolution- Retail FX Remains Short
01:39pDJOil Prices Slip Friday But Gain Big on Week
01:35p Shares up at end of down week, oil prices retreat
Dynamic quotes  
ON
| OFF