“We talked in regards to the continuation of sanctions in reference to Ukraine and mentioned the problem of the confiscation of Russian property,” Lindner mentioned, wrapping up day two of the talks.
Referring to seizing Russian state property, he mentioned: “It's an choice that also must be thought via.”
Canadian Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland instructed reporters the G7 mentioned “at some size” the thought of seizing Russian property and utilizing them to assist pay for the reconstruction of Ukraine.
Canada is within the strategy of passing a regulation to have the ability to confiscate Russian property that it has seized and funnel the cash again to Ukraine for reconstruction.
“International locations broadly have been in the identical place as Canada, which is they didn't have the legislative authority to truly confiscate property. The authority that we had beforehand would freeze the property,” she mentioned.
“There was quite a lot of curiosity from different G7 companions within the Canadian laws, a lot of questions on it,” Freeland instructed Canadian reporters in a name from Munich.
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