The Italian media reported that the representative of the Five Star Movement, member of the Italian Parliament coalition and chairman of the Senate Foreign Affairs Committee, Vito Petrocelli, received a letter from Leonid Slutsky requesting the lifting of the sanctions from Moscow.
It is reported by the “NPF” referring to “LinkiestaThe publication believes that this letter “Moscow billed Italy for humanitarian aid in the fight against the coronavirus”.
In a letter dated April 27, Slutsky asked Italy to pressure Brussels to have the EU lift sanctions against the Russian Federation. He also writes that Vito Petrochelli talks about the Kremlin’s request to Italian senators:
“Western countries consider themselves democratic, but at the same time impose sanctions on almost a third of the world’s population … And they do not want to weaken them even in the event of a pandemic. I urge all politicians to drop the sanctions. “
Recall that we wrote earlier that the coronavirus will not help Russia get rid of saktion.