Sanctions are a tool for peace-threatening people-Matterella-English

(ANSA)-Rome, June 21-Sanctions are a weapon against peace-threatening people, President Sergio Mattarella said Tuesday.

“The context in which you act, are strongly interdependent, oppose economic and financial crimes, and enhance interstate cooperation to confirm the principles of the international community,” he said of the Guardia di Finanza Tax Police. He said in a message to Commander General Giuseppe Zafarana. ..

“This ambition includes the actions expressed in the enforcement of sanctions against individuals who threaten peace and security, as did in the Russian Federation’s attack on Ukraine.”

Italian tax police have imposed sanctions on several oligarchs associated with Russian President Vladimir Putin. (ANSA).

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