We are talking about the abolition of benefits that provide the Russian Federation with a simplified customs regime in a number of areas of international trade.

The European Union will seek to deprive Russia of the maximum favored nation regime within the framework of the World Trade Organization (WTO). This was stated on Monday by the Secretary of State at the French Foreign Ministry, Clement Beaune, on the BFM TV channel.

“Together with the United States, Great Britain, and other partners in the Group of Seven, the EU countries are seeking to deprive Russia of the privileged status in trade that it has in the WTO,” Beaune said.

He noted that we are talking about the abolition of benefits for Russia, which provide a simplified customs regime in a number of areas of international trade.