Yellen, UK’s Hunt discussed ‘joint actions to deny Russia revenue’ -US Treasury Dept

(Reuters) – U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen met with U.K Chancellor of the Exchequer Jeremy Hunt on the sidelines of the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank in Marrakech, Morocco on Friday, the U.S. Treasury Department said.

Yellen and Hunt discussed “joint actions to deny Russia revenue to fund its brutal war and highlighted the importance of collectively supporting Ukraine’s economic assistance needs,” the Treasury Department said.

(This Oct. 13 story has been corrected to fix attribution from State Department to Treasury Department in paragraph 1 and 2)

(Reporting by Dan Whitcomb; Editing by Chris Reese)