The Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China stated that Beijing is banning the import of a number of goods from North Korea, thus fulfilling the requirements of the latest resolution of the United Nations Security Council.Read More
The manufacturer of the Sukhoi Superjet 100, Sukhoi Civil Aircraft (SCA), sent a request to the Office for Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the U.S. Treasury to approve the shipments to Iran.
The owner of the van Volkswagen Caravel tried to smuggle to Russia almost 100 kg of dairy products from Finland.
European Union is considering to impose additional sanctions on Russia because of the supply of Siemens turbines to the annexed Crimea. It was reported by the Reuters news agency referring to sources in diplomatic circles.
As reported by Bloomberg referring to a representative of the White House, president of the United States Donald Trump signed a bill on sanctions against Russia.
The bill was passed by a majority vote of 419 for, and only 3 votes against it. The document was supported by representatives of both Republican and the Democrats parties.
Gas turbines produced by German company Siemens were supplied to the Crimea despite sanctions that prohibit European companies from supplying certain equipment to the peninsula.
The United States of America will not abolish sanctions against Russia until the Ukrainian and Syrian problems are resolved. The corresponding message was posted on Twitter account of U.S. President Donald Trump.
The new measures were presented as an amendment to the draft law on sanctions against Iran. At the same time, the document contains a provision that forbids Donald Trump to weaken or cancel sanctions without the approval of the Congress.
The US Senate got close to concluding a bipartisan agreement on tightening sanctions against Russia for Moscow’s interference in the campaign for the election of the U.S. president in 2016.