MOSCOW, 4 Mar – RIA Novosti. First Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Vladimir Titov warned the State Secretary of Germany Miguel Berger that due to the refusal of German banks to serve Russia Today, Russia may take retaliatory measures against the German media, the Russian Foreign Ministry reports.
“Attention is drawn to the problems faced by a subdivision of the Russian media holding Russia Today – RT DE” operating in Germany, due to the refusal of a number of German banks to service its accounts. Russian German media “- said in a message published on the official website of the department.
Earlier, Maria Zakharova said that Russia will be forced to take harsh retaliatory measures against the German media in the Russian Federation if the FRG does not ensure the normal operation of the Russian media.
As previously reported, on February 26, the German Commerzbank sent a written notice of the closure of the accounts of Russia Today news agencies in Germany and Ruptly, access to financial transactions will be terminated from May 31.