Potential for reducing trade being assessed at EU level to isolate Putin's regime - Karins

  • 2022-03-04
  • LETA/TBT Staff

RIGA - At the European Union (EU) level, the reduction of direct trade in certain sectors is being considered as one of the options in continue the isolation of Vladimir Putin's regime, the office of Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins (New Unity) informed LETA.

The Prime Minister's press secretary Sandris Sabajevs gave such an answer to LETA, answering the question whether in response to the invasion of the Russian regime in Ukraine, Latvia and other Western countries could continue to reduce trade with Russia to the minimum possible level.

The Prime Minister's Office emphasizes that the EU has introduced three packages of sanctions against the Putin regime, as well as the regime of Alexander Lukashenko in Belarus, in a very short period of time. The EU will continue to work on the next sanctions package in coordination with other Allies.