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 Switzerland Joins EU Sanctions Against Russia

The Swiss Federal Council decided Wednesday to join the EU restrictive measures concerning Russia adopted in September.

Censor.NET reports citing Interfax-Ukraine.

"In view of the situation in Ukraine, and following decisions taken by the EU, the Federal Council today decided to adopt further measures to prevent the circumvention of international sanctions. It amended the relevant ordinance of 27 August 2014 to take account of the reinforced sanctions imposed by the EU in September. The revised ordinance enters into force at 6 p.m. today (8 p.m. Moscow time)," the document published on the Swiss government website reads.

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The EU has consistently brought several packages of sanctions against Russia from March to September 2014, that have affected the Russian financial-economic and defense sectors.

 
 
 
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