“We talked about the continuation of sanctions in connection with Ukraine and reviewed the challenge of the confiscation of Russian belongings,” Lindner reported, wrapping up day two of the talks.
Referring to seizing Russian point out property, he said: “It is an option that even now requirements to be believed through.”
Canadian Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland advised reporters the G7 talked about “at some duration” the plan of seizing Russian belongings and making use of them to aid fork out for the reconstruction of Ukraine.
Canada is in the procedure of passing a regulation to be ready to confiscate Russian property that it has seized and funnel the funds back again to Ukraine for reconstruction.
“Nations broadly were in the exact same situation as Canada, which is they did not have the legislative authority to basically confiscate belongings. The authority that we had previously would freeze the belongings,” she claimed.
“There was a lot of desire from other G7 partners in the Canadian legislation, lots of thoughts about it,” Freeland advised Canadian reporters in a phone from Munich.