U.S. has abandoned common line on Russian sanctions - Zypries

  • World
  • Thursday, 27 Jul 2017

Economy Minister Brigitte Zypries attends the weekly cabinet meeting at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany July 19, 2017. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt

BERLIN (Reuters) - New sanctions against Russia being proposed by United States lawmakers could harm German companies and add another difficulty to Berlin's relationship with Washington, Germany economy minister Brigitte Zypries said on Thursday.

"The U.S. has left the common line it had with Europe for sanctions against Russia," Zypries told ARD television, adding that by not coordinating with Europe on the matter, there was a risk that German companies would be harmed.

Subscribe now to our Premium Plan for an ad-free and unlimited reading experience!

Next In World

US police use facial ID tech to find man accused of prolific identity theft scam
Fundraising scandal in Japan's ruling party turns heat on embattled PM Kishida
Ukraine's Danube port infrastructure hit by Russian drones, driver killed - governor
Mercosur summit overshadowed by fate of EU trade deal, Milei in the wings
Seychelles declares state of emergency after explosion, flooding
Amazon’s internal plans to advance its interests in California are laid bare in leaked memo
McDonald’s turns to Google for AI chatbot to help�restaurant workers
Survivor of Indonesia's Marapi eruption says will never hike again
Russia's Putin told Saudi's MbS: We meet in Moscow next time
Moldova volunteers to run COP29 climate summit, Serbia also mulls bid -sources

Others Also Read