The US Department of Commerce has imposed export restrictions on MIPT
The US Department of Commerce has included 27 companies in the list of organizations that threaten the national security of the country. This was reported in a statement on the agency's website.
It is noted that these organizations are based in China, Japan, Pakistan and Singapore. The US Department of Commerce also imposed export restrictions on the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT), TASS reports.
The head of the department, Gina Raimondo, said that global trade institutions should support peace, prosperity and well-paid jobs, not risks for national security. According to her, the decision of the Ministry of Trade on sanctions is aimed at preventing the use of American technologies for military purposes in Russia and China. “The Commerce Department is committed to effectively using export controls to protect our national security,” the politician concluded.
Earlier it was reported that the US Treasury Department imposed sanctions against Transadria and the Marlin vessel associated with the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline “. The ministry noted that the decision was made on the basis of the Protecting European Energy Security Act (PEESA) of 2019.