In VTB do not see sense to enter the market of the Crimea because of sanctions

© RIA Novosti / Ruslan Krivobok VTB. Archival photoIn VTB do not see sense to enter the market of the Crimea because of sanctions© RIA Novosti / Ruslan Krivobok

VTB sees no need to enter the market of the Crimea and get this under sanctions, because working in the region’s banks deal with the maintenance tasks of the population, said the head of VTB Andrey Kostin.

Wednesday Kostin took part in the meeting of the faction «United Russia» in the Duma. As reported by the press service of the faction, deputies planned during the meeting to pay «special attention… to the problem of opening of branches of VTB Bank in the Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol».

«The task today is to fall under sanctions VTB no. The position is very clear, because we know where it leads,» said Kostin after the meeting.

He stated that in the global financial system is now dominated by the US and Europe. «You can resent anything publicly to say it, but, unfortunately, we have to be very accurate here in order to save the largest financial institution in the country», — said the head of VTB.

«Today, the banking sector operates quite adequately in the Crimea. Those banks that are there, it is quite cope with the task of providing the population and the map of «the World», and lending. In my opinion, the needs of call there more than a hundred banks there,» he added.

In early April, the US expanded sanctions against Russia. In the sanctions list, in particular, were the head of VTB. The VTB Bank is under sanctions from 2014.

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