(ANSA) – BRUSSELS, MARCH 01 – “For Europe this is the moment of truth”. Ursula von der Leyen said this in speaking to the EP. “Our Union is showing unity of purpose that makes me proud. At lightning speed, the European Union has adopted three waves of heavy sanctions against the Russian financial system, its hi-tech industries and its corrupt elite.” . Thus the president of the EU Commission Ursula von del Leyen during her speech at the special plenary of the Eurochamber on the situation in Ukraine.
“We are disconnecting major Russian banks from the Swift network. We have also banned Russian central bank transactions. This will turn off the tap on Putin’s war,” von der Leyen explained. (HANDLE).
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