The EU approved new sanctions against individuals and entities involved in the use of chemical weapons

ЄС затвердив нові санкції щодо осіб та організацій, причетних до використання хімічної зброї

Among the restrictions – the travel ban to EU and freezing of assets

Sanctions against individuals and entities involved in the development and use of chemical weapons, the EU is now able to apply regardless of their nationality and location. About the new regime of restrictions, announced on the website of the Council of the European Union, reports “5 channel”.

It specified sanctions will be applied also against those who provide financial, technical and material support to these individuals and organizations. As well as those who promote or are associated with them. Among the restrictions – the travel ban to EU and freezing of assets, both physical and legal entities. At the same time, European organizations and individuals to sabionetta to provide them with any funding. Such a legal regime introduced on the initiative of France and the UK. The main goal is to prevent re-use of chemical weapons by Russia and Syria.

The sanctions have already responded to the Minister of foreign Affairs Pavlo Klimkin stressed that Ukraine is ready to cooperate under the new regime of EU sanctions against the production and use of chemical weapons and other counter-hybrid threats. About this in his Twitter wrote foreign Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin.

“The Council of the EU introduced new restrictive measures, which allow to impose sanctions against natural and legal persons involved in the production and use of chemical weapons and stressed the need to cooperate to counter other hybrid threats. Ready to interact!”, the Minister said, came to Monaco to participate in the Ministerial meeting of the initiative “Eastern partnership”.