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State Department clarifies: No new policy on lifting arms embargo for Cyprus

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No new policy on arms embargo lifting for Cyprus, State Department says

The sanctions they imposed the US on 22 natural and legal entities in various countries, including Cyprus, because they are related to a global network of sanctions avoidance, supporting Russia's military industry, he commented the State Department.

Regarding the sanctions Turkish journalists referred to the lifting of the arms embargo in Cyprus asking if, after the latest developments, the US is considering revising this lifting. A State Department spokesman responded that there was no new policy to announce on the matter.

According to what State Department spokesman Vedant Patel said, the US sanctions apply to individuals. with multiple jurisdictionslinked to a sanctions-avoidance network that supports Russia's defense sector, including arms dealer Igor Zimenkov.

On the occasion of the sanctions, Turkish journalists reported on the lifting of the arms embargo on Cyprus asking if, after the latest developments, the US is considering revising the removal.

The representative replied that there is no news policy to announce on this matter and how the sanctions were done as part of the US engagement with the Russian elite, Russian agents and Russian oligarch groups, in an effort to track down and seize the assets of Russians proxies around the world.

“It is becoming increasingly difficult for Russia's military-industrial complex to supply the Kremlin's war machine, forcing it to rely on bad suppliers like North Korea and Iran” , Patel added.

Source: cyprustimes.com

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