Estonian Foreign Ministry announced the target for the timing of the introduction of sanctions against Belarus

The EU sanctions against Belarus should be introduced after the final agreement at the end of November, at the beginning of December the USA will join them Eva-Maria Liimets The European Union 'set a target' introduce new sanctions against Belarus by the end of November, said Estonian Foreign Minister Eva-Maria Liimets, EBR reports. We are working on the legal registration of the & mdash; the legal services of the European Union are polishing it & raquo;, & mdash; she said. The Financial Times, citing diplomatic sources, also reported that the European Union is considering the possibility of introducing large-scale sanctions against Belarusian officials, the Syrian airline Cham Wings and a hotel in the capital of Belarus, Minsk. “ The goal is now to introduce sanctions by the end of the month. “ A lot of institutions and companies took part in the delivery of illegal migrants to Belarus, and from there & mdash; to the external borders of the European Union. The United States should introduce its sanctions against Belarus in early December. & lt; … & gt ;. However, it is, unfortunately, impossible to say exactly who entered this list until the list is finally finalized and published, '', & mdash; she explained. President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen also announced the possibility of imposing sanctions against airlines of third countries that facilitate the transfer of migrants to Belarus. Subscribe to RBC's YouTube Live broadcasts, videos and recordings of broadcasts on our YouTube channel Истoчник The decision to introduce it was made on November 15 at the EU Council summit. According to Liimets, the European Union is coordinating a new sanctions package, including with the United States and other countries. The new package of EU sanctions against Belarus will be the fifth in a row. Alexander Lukashenko said that he was ready for a tough response to possible sanctions, and said that he was ready to block the transit of natural gas from Russia, which goes through the Yamal pipeline & mdash; Europe to Poland and Germany. However, the Estonian Foreign Minister confirmed that these are the structures that, according to the European Union, took part in the delivery of migrants to the border of Belarus and Poland and in organizing the migration crisis. The press secretary of the Russian president Dmitry Peskov said that Lukashenko did not agree with the Kremlin on the statement about stopping gas transit, and stressed that Russia will fulfill all its obligations to supply gas to Europe. Brussels is currently in the process of legalizing a new package of restrictions. The minister did not talk about which specific individuals and legal entities will be included in the new sanctions list. Reuters, citing sources, wrote that 30 individuals and legal entities, whom Brussels considers to be the organizers of the migration crisis at the border, including Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei and the state-owned company Belavia, could fall under the sanctions. “ At the moment, both individuals and legal entities have been agreed, including a number of companies. In our opinion, sanctions must be imposed on these institutions, divisions and enterprises in order to stop their annoying activities, '', & mdash; Liimets said.