The food embargo of Belarus against the West was called a forced measure regulation and trade of the country Vladimir Koltovich. His words are quoted by the Telegram channel “Sputnik Near Abroad.” , – stressed the minister.
Earlier, the Belarusian government announced the introduction of a food embargo on a wide range of goods from January 1, 2022. The government decree states that the import ban will be imposed on the EU and its member states, the USA, Canada, Norway, Albania, Iceland, North Macedonia, Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Montenegro and Switzerland. The list of prohibited goods will include meat, milk and dairy products, vegetables, fruits and nuts, fat and animal oils, sausages, confectionery, salt and other goods.
In early December, the EU introduced new sanctions against Belarus. USA, UK and Canada. 183 Belarusian individuals and 26 organizations were restricted by the European Union. The United States has imposed new sanctions on the country's national debt, which threaten with a shortage of dollars, and has banned its citizens and institutions from cooperating with Belaruskali. Canada's sanctions affected 24 individuals and seven legal entities from the republic. The UK has imposed restrictions against Belaruskali and a number of citizens of the country.