The Cabinet of Ministers has made a decision to submit to the National Security and Defense Council proposals for the imposition of sectoral sanctions against the Islamic Republic of Iran. The Government made the relevant decision at a meeting on 25 April.
The proposals were previously reviewed and recommended for submission to the Cabinet of Ministers by the Interagency Working Group on the Implementation of the State Sanctions Policy chaired by First Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine – Minister of Economy of Ukraine Yuliia Svyrydenko.
“We are launching sectoral sanctions against Iran. Unfortunately, the previous restrictions imposed by Ukraine and our partners on individuals and companies directly involved in the supply of weapons to russia were not taken as a serious warning. Well, we will strengthen our arguments. We will also work to ensure that as many countries as possible join such tough decisions. Aggression against Ukraine will not go unpunished. Similarly, assistance to the aggressor will not go unpunished,” said Yuliia Svyrydenko.
According to the proposals by the Government, the sanctions will be imposed for a period of 50 years and include:
The sanctions proposed by the Government will come into force after the relevant decision is made by the National Security and Defense Council, enacted by the President of Ukraine and approved by a resolution of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.