Switzerland will not blindly follow EU sanctions against Russia – economy minister

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Switzerland-not-to-follow-EU-sanctions-Russia.pngFor Switzerland to copy and paste EU sanctions against Moscow is unwise, and would jeopardize the country’s role as a mediator, said Swiss Economy Minister Johann Schneider-Ammann.

Text: RT.com

The Swiss government has no plans to follow in the EU’s footsteps and impose sanctions against Russia, Schneider-Ammann said in an interview with the Swiss newspaper Schweiz am Sonntag.

Schneider-Ammann said that choosing a side would undermine the country’s neutrality in the matter.

“This role [as mediator] will be weakened, if we duplicate EU sanctions,” Schneider-Ammann said, adding that Switzerland holds the chairmanship of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), which is vitally important for peace talks between Russia and Ukraine.

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Kenneth Johansson
Kenneth Johansson
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5 augusti 2014 kl 11:04

Det är viktigt att alla länder tar avstånd från EU-NATO och USA annars har vi snart ett världskrig mot Ryssland. Eliten där bak som styr det hela vill ha en världsregering.