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Russia-Ukraine conflict: US Treasury official says Russia trying to bypass sanctions through Turkey

Russia was subject to sanctions from the West as a result of its invasion of Ukraine back in February, targeting many of the elite and other individuals.

The US Treasury said over the weekend that Russia was using Turkey to evade the sanctions imposed by the West.

  • EconoTimes

In a call between deputy US Treasury secretary Wally Adeyemo and Turkish deputy finance minister Yunus Elitas, Adeyemo warned that Russian elites and individuals were using Turkey to escape the sanctions imposed on them.

Both officials also discussed efforts to better implement and enforce the sanctions that are imposed on Russia and its elite.

The Turkish finance ministry released its readout of the call between Adeyemo and…

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