U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo welcomed Britain’s decision to impose sanctions against 47 foreign citizens, including 25 Russians, in accordance with the “Magnitsky act”. About this he wrote on Twitter on July 6.
“We welcome the establishment by the UK of the global sanctions regime of human rights, which will promote accountability for serious violations of freedoms. The UK is a world leader and our close partner in the promotion and protection of human rights,” said Pompeo.
We welcome the UK’s establishment of a Global Human Rights sanctions regime that promotes accountability for serious Human Rights abuses. The UK is a global leader and our close partner in promoting and protecting human rights. #GlobalMagnitsky
— Secretary Pompeo (@SecPompeo) July 6, 2020