Lukashenko imposes retaliatory sanctions against foreign individuals, entities
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has signed a decree introducing retaliatory sanctions against foreign private individuals and legal entities, the presidential press service reported.
"The decree provides for an introduction of a ban on importing certain categories of goods as well as on importing work (services) performed by legal entities and private individuals of states that undertook special measures (sanctions) regarding Belarusian legal entities or private individuals," TASS cited the press service as saying.
Specific targets of Belarusian sanctions were not indicated. If necessary, the list will be established by the Council of Ministers. The document was approved in order to ensure security and protection of national interests of Belarus.