The United States has announced the introduction of the largest package of sanctions to date against Belarus. This is stated in the message of the White House.
A statement from US President Joe Biden said that the actions of the Belarusian authorities “are an extreme threat to the national security and foreign policy of the United States.”
According to the US Treasury Department, Washington’s new restrictive measures against Minsk affected 23 people and 21 organizations.
The sanctions affected Beloruskali (one of the largest fertilizer producers in the world), Belneftogaz, BelKazTrans, as well as a number of construction, tobacco, energy and transport companies.