Madrid, June 8 (Europa Press) –
United Kingdom officials have this Thursday announced the imposition of a new package of sanctions against Belarus for “facilitating Russian aggression on Ukraine”, a measure that now includes a ban on the import of Belarusian goods and which Attempts to stop propaganda in favor of Moscow.
The British government indicated in a statement that these new measures seek to prevent Belarusian media from disseminating propaganda in the United Kingdom “including on the internet”, and warned of the spread of a “false narrative” in reference to the competition. ,
London warned, “The Belarusian regime has allowed Russia to use its territory and airspace to carry out missile and drone attacks against Ukraine, as well as providing significant training and logistical support to Russian forces. “
The British Foreign Secretary, James Cleverly, has indicated that this package of sanctions “will put more pressure on the Belarusian President, Alexander Lukashenko, and his regime, which facilitates war and ignores the territorial integrity of Ukraine.”
In this sense, he explained that this package of measures prohibits the import of gold, cement, timber and rubber from Belarus, in addition to preventing British exports to the country.
“Our support for Ukraine will remain strong if necessary and the UK will not hesitate to act against those who are waging (Vladimir) Putin’s war,” the minister said.
Similarly, he stressed that London “is determined to condemn the regime’s brutal campaign against the human rights and freedoms of the Belarusian people, including the inhumane and degrading treatment of civilians on a regular basis, in addition to obstructing any form of protest”. involves dealing”.