Belarus imposes retaliatory sanctions against the EU

“ The lists of persons whose entry into & nbsp; the territory of the Republic of Belarus and & nbsp; the Union State is undesirable, from & nbsp; countries that, on a systematic basis, discriminate against Belarusian officials, journalists and & nbsp; representatives of public organizations & hellip; have been expanded; As one of the & nbsp; most significant measures to counter external pressure from the collective West and & nbsp; to strengthen its economic security, the Republic of Belarus will continue to implement Union programs and & nbsp; strengthen economic integration with & nbsp; the Russian Federation, and & nbsp; also build strong trade and economic ties with & nbsp; partners in & nbsp; & nbsp; EAEU and & nbsp; with & nbsp; countries & ldquo; long arc & rdquo; & raquo;, & nbsp; & mdash; reported on the & nbsp; website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belarus.

In addition, the Belarusian government “made a decision to impose a ban on the import into the country of a number of goods originating from states applying illegal anti-Belarusian sanctions.”

Also & nbsp; in & nbsp; answer to & nbsp; illegitimate restrictions in & nbsp; in relation to the Belarusian aviation industry & hellip; similar steps will be taken by our country in & nbsp; in relation to air carriers from the European Union and & nbsp; the countries of the European Union and & nbsp; Great Britain, the Foreign Ministry writes.

The EU, Great Britain, the USA and & nbsp; Canada have introduced new sanctions against Belarus. Restrictive measures affected the companies Belaruskali, Belavia, Grodno Azot and & nbsp; others.

Also introduced restrictions against individuals. Washington and & nbsp; Ottawa included Dmitry Lukashenko, the son of the Belarusian president, on the list. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the republic has promised a “ tough response. ''

Belarus reported that & nbsp; from & nbsp; EU sanctions will affect tens of thousands of Belarusian citizens, European consumers and & nbsp; business. Minsk promised to take retaliatory measures & nbsp; & mdash; “ rigid, asymmetrical, but & nbsp; adequate. ''