Media reported about the closure of the accounts of Russian diplomats at Societe Generale


French Bank Societe Generale closes accounts of Russian diplomats in Paris. About it reports “RIA Novosti” with reference to a source in diplomatic circles. Explanation this step is no, the source said.

“At that time, the deputies of the National Assembly and the French Senate voted for the lifting of sanctions against Russia, the French Bank Societe Generale, apparently, the fear of action by the United States, closes the account not just Russian citizens, but Russian diplomats”, — quotes Agency the words of his companion.

The source noted that the measures touched upon including diplomats working at UNESCO. “It’s not clear what else can you expect from this Bank”, — he added.

This week, June 8, the French Senate (upper house of Parliament) adopted a resolution which urged the government to begin a gradual easing of sanctions against Russia. This document is Advisory in nature. At the end of April it was approved by the French National Assembly (lower house of Parliament).

asked for comment to Societe Generale and the foreign Ministry.