France ‘Ready’ to Ban Russian Oil, Finance Minister Says

  • France is “ready” to ban Russian oil after dozens were killed in an attack on a train station in Ukraine, the French finance minister told CNN. 
  • “As France is concerned we stand ready to go further and to decide a ban on oil,” Bruno Le Maire said. 
  • Le Maire said barring Russian oil would be a “game-changer.”

France is “ready” to ban Russian oil after Ukrainian officials said dozens of evacuating civilians were killed in a Russian rocket attack on a train station, according to France’s finance minister. 

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire told CNN on Friday that those responsible for the “massacre” that left at least 50 people dead at the Kramatorsk train station in eastern Ukraine must be “identified, prosecuted and possibly convicted for these crimes.”


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