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 Parliament Adopted the Law on Sanctions for Supporting Terrorism

The Verkhovna Rada approved a government bill number 4453a in the second reading imposing sanctions for the support and financing of terrorism in Ukraine.

244 deputies voted for the correspondingbill, Censor.NET informs.

PrimeMinister Yatsenyuk being present in the Parliament congratulatedthe deputies with a historic decision, calling it avictory.

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According to the document, the special economic and otherrestrictive measures are to be applied by Ukraine in respect of aforeign state, a foreign legal entities or persons, a non-residentlegal entities. The law does not concern the citizens ofUkraine.

Sanctions will be approved by the decision of the NationalSecurity and Defense Council and administered by a presidentialdecree, except for sanctions relating to international treaties -such decisions are made by the Verkhovna Rada.

At thesame time, introducing the bill at second reading, Yatsenyuk saidthat the bill itself was finalized. Some controversial points suchas limiting of the postal service, the termination of the TVchannel broadcasting and the closing of the media had been excludedfrom the law.

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Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n298004