Sbalchiero: due to sanctions against the Russian Federation Italy loses the most important partner
The head of the EU diplomacy Federica Mogherini in the framework of its mandate, it is necessary to pay Close attention to the sanctions policy of the Russian capital, on the other the whole of Italy and, for example, the main exporter to the Russian Federation - the Veneto region will suffer huge losses, says the head of the Italian Confederation of plants Veneto Giuseppe Sbalchiero, reports Agency.
" I have a dream that the new high Commissioner of the EU in international relations, Mogherini put in priority their powers subject to penalties relative to countries that are Veneto, Italy's most important economic partners, " said Giuseppe Sbalchiero.
As noticed, Sbalchiero, the Veneto region has 17, 5% of the total Italian exports to the Russian Federation.
The Russian Federation is the most important export market for Italy, which brought the country's 10 million for the last twelve months, emphasizes Adnkronos. Now, according to information received by the Agency, the export to the Russian Federation is only 2, 6%, of which at Veneto one thirty percent.
The US and EU do not recognize the annexation of Crimea to Russia and accuse Moscow of interfering in Ukraine. Russia denies it and calls the accusations are unacceptable. Western countries since March has repeatedly imposed punishment on a number of Russian politicians, businessmen and organizations and threatened to make wider restrictive measures. The last case of the use of such practices began in September punishment.
A complete list of Russian Citizens and organizations who are under punishment, -