The interlocutor of the agency noted that caution is needed in Europe, as this could further aggravate the split with Russia.
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Western countries of the investigation aimed at closing Russia’s access to the international interbank system SWIFT. This is reported Reuters citing a source in the administration of French President Emmanuel Macron.
The interlocutor of the agency noted that the option of disconnecting Russia from SWIFT is being discussed, but caution is needed so as not to have a fucking split between Russia and Europe.
Reuters learned about the refusal of the US and EU from open Russia from SWIFT
The possible disconnection of Russia from SWIFT on December 16 was reported by bloomberg with reference to known sources. A US administration takeover initiative that stifles agreement with European actors in case Russia invades Ukraine.
The next day, Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba said the EU was working on a package of economic decisions against Russia in the event of its invasion of Ukraine. Including, according to Kuleba, we are talking about disconnecting Russia from the SWIFT system. However, this issue caused the expectation of debate, the minister said.