The US has imposed new sanctions on Russia aimed at disrupting the supply of military equipment and further reducing dependence on Russian energy.
According to foreign media, the United States on Friday introduced significant new sanctions targeting Russia’s “war machine” in a bid to disrupt the supply of military equipment and further reduce dependence on Russian energy.
In this regard, the official of the American administration said that this action of the United States will prevent the acquisition of American exports by including about 70 companies from Russia and other countries in the black list of “commerce”. Apart from this, more than 300 new sanctions will be imposed on individuals, organizations, ships and aircraft.
The senior official said it was a significant effort that would greatly limit Russia’s access to equipment it needs on the battlefield, and other Group of Seven members also prepare to impose new sanctions. have been.
The US administration official says the bloc wants to disrupt the supply of military equipment and further reduce dependence on Russian energy. The move would also affect Moscow’s access to the international financial system and freeze Russian assets until the end of the war in Ukraine.
It should be noted that these sanctions have been announced at a time when US President Joe Biden is meeting fellow G-7 leaders in Japan. The heads of seven advanced nations are gathering in Hiroshima to discuss how to respond to China’s growing military and economic power, while further affecting Russia’s troubled economy.
In the same context, the EU official said that Russia’s multi-billion dollar diamond industry is also a possible target for talks, while we believe that there is a need to limit exports from Russian trade in this sector. It is important to get Indian support to take any step in this regard. Russia supplies precious stones to India and the war in Ukraine has affected the diamond trade in India.
It will be the first time for G7 leaders to take their case directly to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who has defense ties with Russia. India had refused to condemn Moscow’s attack.