US News Belarus: Economic sanctions to put the "to dryness of financially"
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Brussels. At the beginning of the Corona pandemic, EU states and other European countries have agreed on strict entry requirements. Because of a better corona situation in many parts of the world, these are now to be loosened for several countries - including the USA. © Gene J. Puskar A passenger aircraft lands at Tampa Airport in Florida. People from the United States and several other countries should be able to enter the EU easier again in the future.
the European Union, the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada have agreed on new sanctions against the plan. Alexander Loukachenko. In particular, several crucial economic sectors are targeted, such as oil, tobacco or potash. View on Euronews
It is a coordinated action, intended to hit hard the belarus authorities. The European Union, the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada have agreed to reinforce the Sanctions against President Alexander Loukachenko, one month after the diversion of a plane carrying the journalist. opposition, novel protassevitch."We have adopted today with the most important set of sanctions aimed at 96 people and entities and in particular the people behind the misappropriation of the aircraft in which Mr. Protasevich was. We have also approved options for targeted economic sanctions. ", said the leader of EU foreign policy Josep Borrell.
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New EU sanctions against Minsk Western states do not want to target only people but also
important economic sectors for the Belarus elites. "We want the Lukashenko regime to be financially dry," said German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas.
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oil, tobacco and potash , a Ore used in fertilizers, including Belarus is one of the world's leading producers. The penalties will also prohibit any new bank loan in the state, the central bank and the banks and entities mainly held by the state. It will also be prohibited from selling certain financial products, including securities of securities, investment services and insurance products.
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Your Browser Does Not Support This Video The EU will also strengthen its embargo on arms to include arms for hunting and sport, and prohibit the sale of dual-use goods and equipment Surveillance. "
Nobody expected us to go away ," said a European diplomat. The diversion of the Ryanair flight was "the trigger", he said.The Belarusian opposition leader, Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, welcomed the "unprecedented" sanctions and "very powerful" adopted against the regime. "I am very grateful to the democratic community for taking this united position. The sanctions are more powerful when they are coordinated, "she said.
The journalist and opposing Belarusse Roman ProtaSevitch exhibited again by the regime The confessions of the dissenting Belarus imprisoned Romanesque ProtaSevitch judged little credible by Berlin Fervent Critique of the plan, Roman Protassevitch was arrested on May 23 with his Russian companion Sofia SAPEGA. It is continued for "organization" of riots in the country, a crime punishable by fifteen years in prison. Belarus is the least safe country in Europe for journalists, according to the association of defense of freedom of the press, Reporters without borders.
Altmaier reaffirms will to settle dispute over North Stream 2 .
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