“All member states that can do it should do it quickly, because only then Ukraine You will be able to survive In a fierce defensive battle with RussiaVon der Leyen said in an interview with Bild am Sonntag.
“I do not differentiate between heavy and light weapons. Ukraine should get what it needs to defend itself And what is the ability to deal with it”- she stated President of the European Commission.
Von der Leyen warned European citizens of the protracted armed conflict. “We must do everything in our power to end it as quickly as possible. At the same time, we must prepare for the fact that the war may last, at worst, for months or even years.”
As for the most important points Sixth package of EU sanctions against RussiaCurrently being prepared, she said, “We are still looking at the banking sector in particular Sberbankwho is represented by 37 percent of the Russian banking sector“Of course it’s about energy issues,” she added.
She said the most important goal is Putin’s income cut.
When it comes to Crude oil – She said – It’s about putting in place “intelligent mechanisms” to do it Russia did not get a better price for its products in countries other than the European Union. Work is underway on such solutions – confirmed the President of the European Commission.
Von der Line He defended the German government against allegations that it was slowing sanctions.
“Germany has been supporting Ukraine for many years We agreed to all five sanctions packages that we proposed within 48 hours. not before European Union You did not act unanimously and decisively as much as you act now. Germany They played their part in that.”
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