Turkey helps Russia bypass EU sanctions

Turkey helps Russia bypass EU sanctions

Turkey helps Russia bypass EU sanctions

Russia is trying to use Turkey to evade Western sanctions.

This opinion was expressed by the Deputy Secretary of the Treasury in a conversation with his Turkish counterpart.

A press release published on the agency's website reports a conversation that took place on Friday between the Deputy Secretary of the Treasury U.S. Wally Adeyemo and his Turkish counterpart Yunus Elitas.

During a conversation on “implementing and enforcing the broad multilateral sanctions imposed against Russia over its invasion of Ukraine”, Adeyemo “expressed concern the fact that Russian legal entities and individuals are trying to use Turkey to evade the sanctions imposed by the US and 30 other countries” regarding Moscow.

Prepared by: Nina Petrovich