Ukraine crisis: the former Austrian chancellor resigns from the supervisory board of Lukoil

Ukraine crisis: the former Austrian chancellor resigns from the supervisory board of Lukoil

Former Austrian politician Wolfgang Schuessel said he is leaving the supervisory board of Russian oil company Lukoil over the attack on Ukraine, the same politician told the Austrian news agency APA on Friday.

“I have always been committed to a constructive relationship between the European Union and Russia, but with the violent invasion of Ukraine, unscrupulous fighting style and the bombing of civilians, Russia crossed the border,” the former politician said. Statement drafting company.

On Thursday, the board of directors of Lukoil issued a statement calling for an end to the armed conflict as soon as possible.

Lukoil is the second largest company in Russia after Gazprom and the largest non-state company in the country. It has revenues of nearly $80 billion and employs more than 100,000 people. Lukoil and its subsidiaries are present in 28 countries.

Schüssel was Chancellor of Austria from 2000 to 2007 as a politician in the center-right Austrian People’s Party.

Christian Kern, who has led Austria as a SPD politician for a year and a half since the spring of 2016, resigned from the supervisory board of Russian railways RZD on the first day of the Russian offensive.

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