UK floats plan to seize Russian central bank assets

Foreign secretary says country is prepared to act without all its Nato partners


A senior UK minister on March 5 floated a plan to effectively transfer frozen Russian central bank assets to Ukraine.

Foreign secretary David Cameron signalled that the UK might seize Russian assets without the co-operation of some other Nato countries.

“We are aiming for the maximum amount of G7 [Group of 7] and EU unity on this,” he said in a speech in the UK parliament’s upper chamber, the House of Lords. “But, if we cannot get it, we will have to move ahead with allies that want to take this

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