The House of Representatives of the US Congress will unveil on Wednesday a bill to impose sanctions on Turkey for its military operation against the Kurds in northeastern Syria, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday, citing Congresswoman Liz Cheney.
According to the Agency, the Republican leader in the House of Representatives Kevin McCarthy and Congressman Steve Scalise jointly puts the bill forward. The draft law is supported by more than 70 Republicans.
Cheney noted that Republicans are working closely with the Democratic Party and the Senate on the issue of sanctions.
Earlier it was reported that US senators from both parties have prepared a bill to impose large-scale sanctions against Ankara for conducting a Turkish military operation against the Kurds in Northern Syria.
The project provides for the freezing of assets of the President of Turkey, Vice-President, ministers of defense, foreign Affairs, Finance, trade, energy. It is also proposed to limit the issuance of visas to these people to travel to the United States.
Restrictive measures are also planned for the energy and military sectors. In addition, the senators provided for sanctions for the purchase of Turkey from Russia S-400. Under the ban, if the bill is approved in its current form, American supplies for the armed forces of Turkey will also fall. It is noted that the exchange of intelligence under sanctions should not fall.