Sydney (Australia), February 25 (EFE) .- New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinta Orton announced on Friday that she would impose sanctions on Russia over its invasion of Ukraine and suspend bilateral ministerial consultations indefinitely.
Artern said his government would impose travel bans on Russian officials and others involved in the invasion of Ukraine, as well as ban the export of supplies to Ukraine’s military and security forces.
“Although New Zealand’s exports are low in this respect, a blanket ban is an important step because it eliminates exporters’ ability to apply for a permit and sends a clear support to Ukraine,” Ordern told a news conference. Aired on their social networks.
Orton noted that his government had suspended consultations between the foreign ministers of the two countries “until further notice” and was considering the possibility of sending humanitarian aid to Ukraine.
The announcement of New Zealand’s sanctions on Moscow by the United States, Australia, the European Union and other allies comes on the heels of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s military invasion of Ukraine. EFE
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