Russia not affected by sanctions of EU for the supply of fuel to Syria – defense Ministry

Russia does not affect existing EU sanctions on fuel supplies to Syria. This was stated by the official representative of the Ministry of defense of Russia major-General Igor Konashenkov.


“Operating inside the European Union intrigue, restrictions and sanctions for the supply of fuel to the Syrian Arab Republic, air group VC Russia, to put it mildly, do not touch” – he stressed.


Konashenkov also said that the shortage of fuel for aviation VKS RF, no and not expected, especially since it concerns the fight against international terrorism.


Earlier, several British media reported that the Russian tankers supplying fuel for aviation of the Russian Federation, allegedly in violation of EU sanctions.

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