KAZAN, June 5. /ITAR-TASS/. The economic cooperation between the United Arab Emirates and Russia is not to be hurt by Western sanctions, UAE Economy Minister Sultan bin Saeed al Mansoori said Thursday.
“The UAE complies with international laws introduced by the United Nations. This is how we regard such situations. I have not seen any sanctions from the UN for now,” al Mansoori said.
On Wednesday, the leaders of the countries of the Group of Seven leading economies said that new sanctions against Russia are likely to be introduced.
The US, the EU and Canada have already imposed sanctions against several Russian businessmen and government officials for Crimea, while US’s and Canada’s sanctions have also covered the businessmen’s assets.