Oil boycott vs Russia would be economically viable, German finance minister says

German Finance Minister Christian Lindner attends a news conference in Berlin, Germany, April 28, 2022. REUTERS/Michele Tantussi/File Photo

BERLIN, May 2 (Reuters) - The German government is open to discussing an oil boycott against Russia and such a move would be economically viable, Finance Minister Christian Lindner said on Monday.

Lindner added that European Union countries would be impacted differently by an oil embargo, and would have to be considerate of each other and help each other.

Reporting by Christian Kraemer Writing by Paul Carrel Editing by Thomas Escritt

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