according to ReutersGermanyDer Spiegel reported that German Finance Minister Lindner said he was in favor of the use of confiscatedRussiaproperty, financingUkrainereconstruction
According to an exclusive interview published by Der Spiegel on 13th, Lindner said: “My sense of justice is in favor of the use of Russian state property.” However, he also said that the legal basis for doing so still needs to be clarified.
“In terms of private property, that would be an illegal appropriation, which is very difficult in our constitutional country,” Lindner said.
G-7 finance ministers are expected to meet in Germany next week to discuss funding for Ukraine’s reconstruction.
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