France supports cancelling sanctions on Russia

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Emmanuel Macron, Minister of the Economy of France.

France supports cancelling sanctions on Russia


French Finance Minister Emmanuel Macron hinted last week in Moscow that his country would support an end to sanctions when they come up for renewal in July this year. “The objective we all share is to be able to lift sanctions next summer because the process has been respected”, Macron French newspaper Le Figaro. For sanctions to be extended beyond July, all members of the EU would have to agree.

Russia's economy shrank 3.7 % in 2015, the worst drop since the depths of the global financial cr...


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