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Answer of Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia S.V. Lavrov for a question of Russian mass media concerning approval of “Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act” by the United States Senate, Dublin, December 6, 2012


2317-07-12-2012

Question: During the meeting with USA Secretary of State H. Clinton in Dublin, have you discussed the theme of “Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act” that was approved by United States Senate?

S.V. Lavrov: We always discuss all themes with Secretary of State. H. Clinton told me about the decision of United States Senate concerning “Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act”. In response, I confirmed that Russia would close the entrance to Russian territory for those Americans who are really guilty of gross human rights violation.