(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
President of the European Commission (EC) Ursula von der Leyen
told Bild am Sonntag newspaper that the European Union was
considering measures against the banking sector, in particular,
Sberbank, as well as restrictions in the energy sector in
discussing further sanctions against Russia over Ukraine, Trend reports citing TASS .
'We continue to consider the banking sector, specifically
Sberbank, which accounts for 37% of Russia's banking sector. And of
course, the energy sector is discussed,' the European Commission
chief said on Sunday, in comments on the key points of the sixth
package of sanctions against Russia.
The European Union is currently developing 'smart mechanisms'
that will allow oil to be included in the next package of sanctions
against Russia, she stressed.
- Ursula von der Leyen
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