• 23/04/2024 00:40

Switzerland joined the 13th package of EU sanctions against Russia

Switzerland decided to join the 13th package of European Union sanctions against Russia, which included 106 individuals and 88 legal entities. This was reported by the press service of the Swiss Federal Council.

Switzerland has joined the 13th package of EU sanctions against Russia

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The Federal Department of Economics, Education and Research (EAER), responsible for sanctions, decided on February 29 to impose additional sanctions against Russia. p>

Thus, Switzerland has joined the 13th package of EU sanctions, adopted in response to Russia’s ongoing military aggression against Ukraine.

Who is subject to sanctions

Individuals and legal entities subject to sanctions , these are, first of all, those who work in the military-industrial complex of Russia and are engaged in the production of missiles, drones, anti-aircraft missile systems and other military equipment.

The new lists also concern Russian companies and persons involved in the supply to Russia defense equipment from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).

Sanctions also apply to judges and officials from the occupied territories of Ukraine, as well as to individuals and organizations involved in the forced transfer of Ukrainian children.

“Additional trade sanctions were introduced to further prevent Russia from purchasing sensitive goods and technologies for the Russian army. These measures add 27 entities to the ban on the export of dual-use goods and goods that can contribute to the military and technological development of Russia,” the message says.

The list of goods subject to the export ban has also been expanded: for example, Now the sale and export to Russia of components used in the development and production of drones is prohibited.

Recall

The “Ministry of Finance” wrote that on February 23, 2024, the EU approved the next, 13th, package sanctions against Russia. It is aimed at further restricting access to military technologies and expanding the list of companies that help in the war – their number has exceeded 2 thousand.

minfin.com.ua

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