European businesses in Russia slate fresh EU sanctions

(AGI) Moscow, sept. 12 - The Association for EuropeanBusinesses (AEB) in Russia has slated the fresh European Union(EU) economic sanctions taken against Russia in response to thecrisis in Ukraine. An AEB statement said the association stoodby its opposition to the sanctions and curbs to free trade andinvestment, calling for a de-escalation of political tension onboth sides. It still believed that, despite the sanctions,Russia remained and would continue to remain a strategicpartner for European businesses and urged the heads of stateand governments of the EU, U.S.A, Russia and Ukraine to draw up

(AGI) Moscow, sept. 12 - The Association for EuropeanBusinesses (AEB) in Russia has slated the fresh European Union(EU) economic sanctions taken against Russia in response to thecrisis in Ukraine. An AEB statement said the association stoodby its opposition to the sanctions and curbs to free trade andinvestment, calling for a de-escalation of political tension onboth sides. It still believed that, despite the sanctions,Russia remained and would continue to remain a strategicpartner for European businesses and urged the heads of stateand governments of the EU, U.S.A, Russia and Ukraine to draw upnew policies to put an end to the conflict, leaving businessout of politics. (AGI).