Sanctions against Russia should remain in force in future – Kubilius

Sanctions against Russia should remain in force in future – Kubilius

The Western sanctions against Russia give results and they should remain in force in the future.

Former prime minister of Lithuania, initiator of the "Marshall Plan" for Ukraine Andrius Kubilius said this in an interview with Ukrinform.

"As far as we understand, considerable nervousness is currently observed regarding the adoption by the U.S. Congress of a decision that requires American institutions to disclose all data on Russian oligarchs. This can lead to big personal problems for those oligarchs who are close to the Kremlin," Kubilius said.

He has expressed confidence that sanctions against Russia work, and the policy of sanctions is very necessary in the future.

At the same time, the former prime minister of Lithuania does not believe that the anti-Russian sanctions only strengthen the Russian economy.

"It would be naive to expect that the Kremlin in the current situation reports on a real state of the Russian economy," the Lithuanian politician noted.


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