Zelensky appeals to the EU to exclude Russia from Swift

(ANSA) – ROME, FEBRUARY 26 – The Ukrainian president, Volodimir Zelensky has launched appeals to EU leaders and heads of state for his country to be welcomed into the Union and Russian banks to be excluded from the ‘Swift’ platform. “Draghi reiterated to President Zelensky that Italy supports and will fully support the European Union line on sanctions against Russia, including those in the Swift area”. Palazzo Chigi reported on a telephone call between the Italian Prime Minister and the President of Ukraine.

“Hungary is 100% aligned with the EU in its joint efforts. We are doing nothing less than what the European position demands. And doing more does not depend on Hungary,” wrote Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s spokesman. , Zoltan Kovacs defining a “fake news” the news according to which Budapest would be the only capital in the EU left against the sanctions on Russia on the Swift system. Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki also wrote in a tweet that he had spoken with Orban and had received reassurances on the Hungarian yes to the exclusion of Moscow from Swift. (HANDLE).

Source: Ansa

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