Showing posts with label sanctions. Show all posts
Showing posts with label sanctions. Show all posts

Friday, December 2, 2022

Switzerland freezes 7.9B USD in Russian assets -

Switzerland has frozen some 7.5 billion Swiss francs (CHF, 7.9 billion U.S. dollars) in Russian assets as of Nov. 25, the country's State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) said on Thursday.

US sanctions 3 North Korean officials over ballistic missile tests

The US imposed sanctions Thursday on three North Korean officials in response to Pyongyang’s latest intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) test and its weapons of mass destruction programs.

Sunday, November 27, 2022

US eases Venezuela oil sanctions after gov’t, opposition ink deal

The Biden administration on Saturday eased some oil sanctions on Venezuela after the government of Nicolas Maduro and the opposition signed a broad ‘social accord’ to create a UN-administered fund to provide humanitarian aid to the Venezuelan people.

Thursday, November 24, 2022

EU preparing 9th Russia sanctions package: von der Leyen

The European Union is pressing ahead with a ninth sanctions package on Russia in response to Moscow’s attack on Ukraine, European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen said during a visit to Finland on Thursday.

Thursday, November 10, 2022

Iran Raps Germany’s Undiplomatic Stance, Warns of Firm Response - Tasnim

The foreign minister of Iran hit back at his German counterpart for her “provocative and undiplomatic” remarks about the Islamic Republic, warning Berlin that Iran would show a “proportionate and firm” reaction.

Thursday, October 27, 2022

US terror alert in South Africa ‘unfortunate’: President Ramaphosa

South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday said a warning by the US embassy of a possible weekend “terrorist” attack in the country’s financial hub in Johannesburg was “unfortunate.”

Venezuela, Nicaragua, Cuba condemn US blockades

Venezuela, Nicaragua and Cuba on Wednesday denounced the “arbitrary” blockades, sanctions and "illegal" measures imposed on them by the US.

Thursday, October 20, 2022

Finland Ready To Impose New Sanctions On Moscow Due To Its Attacks On Ukraine

 Finland is ready for new sanctions against Russia in connection with its ongoing attacks on Ukraine's critical infrastructure, Finnish Minister for European Affairs and Ownership Steering Tytti Tuppurainen said on Thursday.

US Pressures Turkey to Take Tougher Stance on Russia

US officials, in talks with their Turkish counterparts, addressed compliance with financial sanctions imposed on Russia regarding the war in Ukraine – this comes as the latest move from the West to pressure Turkey into taking a tougher stance towards Russia.

Iran and Russia dismissed US media reports about alleged supplies of Iranian weaponry to Russia

The United States is determined to apply sanctions to prevent Iran from allegedly supplying "dangerous weaponry" to Russia, the US State Department said in a statement.

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Germany rules out gas via Nord Stream 2 pipeline

Germany will not accept Russian gas via the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, a government spokesperson said after President Vladimir Putin offered to resume supplies.

Tuesday, October 11, 2022

Hong Kong leader says ‘no legal basis’ to seize Russian megayacht

Hong Kong’s leader has said the financial hub will not uphold sanctions with “no legal basis” after a superyacht linked to a sanctioned Russian oligarch was allowed to anchor in the city.

Thursday, October 6, 2022

EU Prohibits Citizens To Hold Senior Positions In Russian State-Owned Firms - Commission

The eight EU sanctions package against Russia prohibits EU citizens to hold senior positions in number of Russian state-owned firms, the European Commission said on Thursday.

Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Belgrade Says Kiev Silent On NATO Bombing Of Yugoslavia While Calling To Sanction Russia

Kiev has never demanded that sanctions be imposed or a trial be held for those involved in the NATO bombing of Yugoslavia, but at the same time demands punishment for Russia for its military operation in Ukraine, Serbian Interior Minister Aleksandar Vulin said on Tuesday.

Sunday, October 2, 2022

EU May Announce 9th Sanctions Package Against Russia Right After Approving 8th

The EU Permanent Representatives Committee (COREPER) may announce the ninth package of sanctions against Russia immediately after approving the eighth, spurred by the recent referendums and subsequent admission of four new regions to Russia, an EU source told Sputnik.

Thursday, September 29, 2022

Hungary To Oppose EU Sanctions Against Russia Targeting Energy - Orbans Office

 Hungary will study proposals contained in the 8th package of EU sanctions against Russia but will not support energy restrictions, Gergely Gulyas, the head of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's office, said on Thursday.

Monday, September 26, 2022

Hungary’s Orban declares plan for "national consultations" on sanctions against Russia

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban told parliament on Monday he would hold "national consultations" in order to find out what the Hungarians really think about the sanctions imposed by the EU on Russia, the Magyar Nemzet newspaper reports.

Thursday, September 22, 2022

Canada To Continue Strengthening Anti-Russia Sanctions, Send Military Aid To Ukraine

 Canada will continue to strengthen the sanctions imposed on Russia and provide military assistance to Ukraine, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said during a press conference.

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