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Norway imposes new sanctions on Russia

Photo: Håkon Mosvold Larsen / NTB

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Norway has introduced some new sanctions against Russia, including a ban on the import of maritime oil from Russia to Norway.

“We are working with the EU on sanctions against Russia to maintain pressure on the Russian government and the elite. We are currently banning the import of oil shipped by sea from Russia to Norway.” rice field.

The ban on imports of crude oil and other petroleum products from Russia will come into effect immediately, but the regulations include a transition period until December 5, 2022 for crude oil and February 5, 2023 for petroleum products. It has been.

This time, 65 people and 18 units will be added to the sanctions list. Currently, a total of 1,158 people and 98 units are on the list.

These include those believed to be responsible for the actions of Russian soldiers in Butcha and Mariupoli, major businessmen and families of listed oligarchs and civil servants, several companies in the defense industry, and financial institutions. It will be.

Although Norway’s trade with Russia is small compared to many other countries, some Norwegian companies and their employees have been hit hard by sanctions, Huitfeldt pointed out.

Source: © NTB Scanpix / #Norway Today / #NorwayTodayNews

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