Russia - United States - Q&A - Excerpts from the daily press briefing (16.06.17)


Q - Are you concerned that the new set of U.S. sanctions against Russia will expose European companies - including French companies - involved in energy projects in Russia?

A- For several years now, we have been stressing to the United States the challenges presented by legislation with extraterritorial reach.

With respect to issues relating to security and European industrial policy, we would like the United States to respect the need for coordination, notably within the framework of the G7.