European Commission President: Sanctions against Russia could target the oil sector

2022-09-21 0 By

European Commission President Von der Leyen local time April 6 at the Plenary session of the European Parliament said that in the fifth round of sanctions against Russia has been proposed on the basis of the EU sanctions against Russia may also target oil imports.”We have to look at the oil sector and the revenue it generates,” she said.A day earlier, the European Commission had proposed a ban on coal imports from Russia, without mentioning other energy sources such as gas and oil.About 30 percent of the EU’s oil imports come from Russia, data show.(Source: CCTV News)