Belarus is responding to sanctions announced by Western countries

The Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs informs about Belarus’s response to sanctions announced by Western countries. This includes ban on the import of goods and people, restrictions on airlines and deepening integration with Russia. Last week, new sanctions were announced by the European Union, the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada.

“The government of Belarus made the decision to introduce a ban on importing a number of goods into the territory of Belarusthat come from countries applying illegal Belarusian sanctions, “the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced in a communiqué. As it was added, the relevant regulation will be signed soon.

Moreover, it was announced restrictions on airlines from EU countries and Great Britainwhich are to be “analogous” to the sanctions applied against the Belarusian state-owned Belavia lines.

As part of the reaction to the sanctions of Western countries, the Ministry of Diplomacy also announced “extension of the list of persons for whom entry into the territory of Belarus and the Union State (Belarus and Russia) will be banned”.

“One of the most important steps” is to be “the continuation of the implementation of union programs and deepening economic integration with the Russian Federationas well as building strong economic ties with partners in the Eurasian Economic Community “and countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America.

A number of other “non-public” steps have also been announced.

The announcement stated that Belarus’ actions can be called off “if countries or groups of countries give up the logic of the Cold War era and return to constructive cooperation.”

Last Thursday, the EU passed another one a package of sanctions against Belarus. The restrictions are there EU entry ban and asset freeze. They include about 30 people and entities involved in repressions against civil society and bringing migrants to Belarus. They concern, among others Belavia Airlines. The United Kingdom, the USA and Canada have also announced the introduction of new sanctions.


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