Switzerland following the EU introduced the seventh package of anti-Russian sanctions

Switzerland following the EU introduced the seventh package of anti-Russian sanctions

Switzerland, following the EU, introduced the seventh package of anti-Russian sanctions

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Switzerland has introduced the seventh package of restrictions against Russia. In particular, an embargo on Russian gold will operate in the country.

This reports the Federal Council of Switzerland.< /p>

The department notes that the restrictions will come into force on Wednesday, August 3, at 18.00 local time (19.00 Kyiv time). Innovations primarily prohibit the purchase, import or transportation of gold and gold products from Russia. Services related to these products are also banned.

According to the government, Switzerland is freezing all assets of the largest Russian bank Sberbank. It is also prohibited from providing funds, economic resources or technical services .

At the same time, on July 29, the Federal Department for Economic Affairs, Education and Research (EAER) added 54 more people and 9 organizations and enterprises of Russia to the list of sanctions.

Prepared by: Sergey Daga< /p>