The US imposed sanctions against the “Rosoboronexport” in the framework of the law on the non-proliferation

The US imposed sanctions against the “Rosoboronexport” in the framework of the law on the non-proliferation

WASHINGTON, may 8. /TASS/. The American administration again imposed sanctions against the joint-stock company “Rosoboronexport”, incriminate it a violation of domestic US law on non-proliferation in respect of Iran, North Korea and Syria.

Appropriate notification to the U.S. Department of state posted on Tuesday collection of official documents of the American government — the so-called Federal register.

As follows from this document, the present decision concerning restrictive measures against the “Rosoboronexport” was made on April 30. Approved it, the U.S. assistant Secretary of state for international security and nonproliferation Christopher Ford. The duration of the sanctions shall be two years. However, their action may be stopped in the case of production by U.S. Secretary of state Michael Pompeo of such decision.

However, the effect of the restrictions removed prior understandings and agreements relating to the purchase of Rosoboronexport helicopters Mi-17 for Afghan security forces, repair and maintenance of such equipment and the acquisition agreements in Russia OSDCAM4060 digital camera for use in observation flights under the Treaty on open skies.

What exactly are the requirements “Rosoboronexport” claims, the US government traditionally did not specify. It is about the attempts of extraterritorial application of the United States of its domestic legislation, which was repeatedly rejected Russia. The sanctions include a ban on acquiring any of the ministries and departments of the United States products and services fall into the black list of the organization, the sale of her Washington of weapons and military equipment, the results her American license for the purchase of goods falling under the regime of export control assistance.

Decisions on the use of such restrictive measures, produced by the foreign policy authority of the United States as a result of the review of the compliance of the act, conducted on a periodic basis. In respect of “Rosoboronexport” such sanctions have been imposed over the last few years, at least twice. Russia’s characterization of the decisions of the United States, including dishonest methods of conducting competitive struggle on the world market arms trade and military equipment. The new restrictive measures are in fact duplicates of other, previously entered by the United States government against the “Rosoboronexport” on the basis of another American law.