“Do not sell arms to Russia!” – US congresswoman
A US congresswoman is urging NATO and the European Union not to sell weapons to Russia.
Itar-Tass news agency says that the resolution has been introduced in Congress by Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, a republican representative for Florida, who is on the Foreign Affairs Committee.
She was spurred to action by a potential deal that would see Russia buying a French "Mistral" warship.
The agreement was negotiated during Prime Minister Vladimir Putin’s official visit to Paris last month.