Polish Prime Minister Morawiecki wants to seize Russian assets and buy gas and coal with them
WARSAW, 3 February – RIA Novosti. Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki wants capture frozen Russian assets and spend them on the purchase of energy resources.
Earlier, Poland had frozen about $33 million in assets of Russian firms and individuals. Discussions are currently underway in Poland to amend the constitution to allow confiscation of these assets.
“I urge the opposition once again to support the proposal for a Constitutional amendment that makes it possible to confiscate Russia’s property. The money of the Russian Federation and Russian oligarchs, frozen in Poland today, can help Polish society. Even today I can recommend it. Morawiecki, in an interview with Interia, said that from these funds He said we would buy gas or coal and thus lower prices for all Poles.
“I can assure you that if the opposition votes with us, then we will spend all the Russian money on lowering gas and electricity prices,” he added.
Following the start of the Russian Federation’s special operation in Ukraine, Western countries have imposed a series of harsh sanctions on Russia, including freezing about half of the country’s foreign currency reserves – about $300 billion. In April, the head of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation, Elvira Nabiullina, said that Russian authorities are preparing lawsuits to object to the freezing of the country’s international reserves. Dmitry Peskov, the press secretary of the President of Russia, said in an interview with RIA Novosti about the possibility of transferring Russia’s frozen finances to Kiev, that the United States and Europe once seized what did not belong to them. loses the trust of its owners. He also noted that the confiscation of property, the arrests of planes, property, sanctions against Russian businessmen show the collapse of the sanctity of private property in the West and the danger of doing business there.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the policy of containing and weakening Russia is a long-term strategy of the West and that the sanctions have dealt a serious blow to the entire world economy. According to the President of the Russian Federation, the United States of America and the European Union declared that they did not actually fulfill their obligations to Russia and froze their foreign exchange reserves.
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