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U.K. eyes 'high-tech areas' to penalize Russia over Ukraine

Trade secretary Trevelyan sees energy export 'chance' after Nord Stream 2 halted

Anne-Marie Trevelyan, the U.K.'s secretary for international trade, speaks with Nikkei on Feb. 24.

TOKYO -- The U.K. is prepared for the financial and economic blow of imposing sanctions on Russia over its invasion of Ukraine, trade secretary Anne-Marie Trevelyan said in an interview, while hinting at "high-tech" targets.

Trevelyan spoke with Nikkei in Tokyo on Thursday, shortly before Russia launched an assault on its western neighbor.

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