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Switzerland joins the 13th package of EU sanctions against Russia

Mar 1, 2024

On March 1, the Swiss federal government announced its decision to join the thirteenth package of European Union sanctions against Russia.

This was reported by Yevropeiska Pravda.

The Swiss authorities, according to the decision, added another 106 individuals and 88 legal entities to the sanctions list, primarily involved in the production of missiles, drones, air defense systems, and other military goods.


The list also includes Russian companies and individuals involved in the supply of defense equipment from North Korea, judges, and civil servants from the Russian-occupied territories of Ukraine, and those involved in the forced abduction of Ukrainian children.

The assets of the persons on the sanctions list in Switzerland are to be frozen, and the respective individuals are subject to entry and exit bans.

Additionally, Switzerland has introduced restrictive trade measures aimed at preventing Russia from obtaining secret goods and technologies for its army, including a ban on the export of dual-use goods.

Author - Olena Madiak, 01/03/2024

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