Estonia's Ilves slams Swiss for being sanctions holdout

Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves says Switzerland, which refrained from joining most of the rest of Europe in applying punitive sanctions against Russia, has placed its own interests and banking sector ahead of European values.
Toomas Hendrik Ilves
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