Zelenskiy and Johnson welcome move to cut off Russian banks from Swift – video

The US, Canada and key European countries, including Germany, have agreed to remove ‘selected Russian banks’ from the Swift international payments system. UK prime minister Boris Johnson welcomed the move, saying: ‘More countries are joining the call of the UK to use Swift … to tighten the economic ligature around the Putin regime’. European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen said that cutting off some Russian banks will ‘effectively block Russian exports and imports’. The move was welcomed by Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskiy. ‘This is billions and billions of losses for Russia, a tangible price for this vile invasion of our country,’ he saidRussia-Ukraine latest newsSome Russian banks to be cut off from Swift payments systemRussian forces advance inside Ukraine: what we know so far Continue reading…

The US, Canada and key European countries, including Germany, have agreed to remove ‘selected Russian banks’ from the Swift international payments system. UK prime minister Boris Johnson welcomed the move, saying: ‘More countries are joining the call of the UK to use Swift … to tighten the economic ligature around the Putin regime’. European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen said that cutting off some Russian banks will ‘effectively block Russian exports and imports’. The move was welcomed by Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskiy. ‘This is billions and billions of losses for Russia, a tangible price for this vile invasion of our country,’ he said

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