The president of the Duma the chamber of deputies of RussiaViacheslav Volodin today warned that his country will confiscate the assets of unfriendly countries if the European Union (EU) channels for the reconstruction of Ukraine the benefits from Russian assets frozen within the framework of war sanctions.
“Such a decision will require the Russian Federation a symmetrical response. In that case, many more assets belonging to unfriendly countries will be confiscated than our frozen resources on European territory,” Volodin wrote on his Telegram channel.
Volodin He accused European officials such as the president of the European Commission, Úrsula von del Leyen, of trying to stay in their current positions at all costs with measures like that.
“Starting from the bad financial situation to which they led their countries, they again began to talk about the theft of our country’s frozen resources to continue, at their expense, the militarization of Kiev,” he said.
The president of the European Commission announced on Friday that she will present “a proposal to find a way to use the income from these assets that currently benefit a limited number of financial institutions in the European Union.”