Merkel told about the evaluation of the effect of sanctions against Russia
MOSCOW, 28 APR — RIA Novosti. Germany, together with US authorities estimates the effect that has had on Russia’s new economic sanctions, said German Chancellor Angela Merkel at a press conference after meeting with U.S. President Donald trump.
“We work very closely with representatives of the administration of the United States… to exchange views about what action they (sanctions — ed.) can provide”, — said the Chancellor at a press conference after meeting with U.S. President Donald trump.
In addition, she noted the similarity of the positions of Berlin and Washington on the issue of relations to the policy of Russia.
“As for the controversy, the conflict with Russia, including Russia’s role in Syria, as a whole, there is unity with the US,” she said.
The threat to the economy of Germany
Earlier high-ranking source in the office of the Chancellor of Germany told reporters that the new U.S. sanctions against Russia can create problems for the German economy.
The source noted that German business is connected Russian businessmen and companies, against which Washington imposed restrictions.
As previously stated in the Russian-German chamber of Commerce, the loss of German companies in Russia because of U.S. sanctions could reach half a billion euros.