© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Kyrylo Shevchenko, Ukraine’s Central Bank Governor, speaks during an interview with Reuters in Kyiv, Ukraine February 1, 2021. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
KYIV (Reuters) – The Ukrainian central bank said on Monday it had asked European central banks and the fast money transfer system Western Union to stop the supply of foreign currency notes to Russia and Belarus in the wake of the invasion of Ukraine.
“I believe that for peace in Ukraine our colleagues and partners will stop supplying cash foreign currency to the banks of the aggressor countries,” central bank governor Kyrylo Shevchenko said in a statement.
Ukraine asks for suspension of foreign currency cash to Russia and Belarus
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