Ukraine's National Security and Defense Council (SSC) has decided to impose sanctions on eight people for opening a Nicaraguan diplomatic mission in Crimea, Council Secretary Alexei Danilov said today. of Nicaragua and four citizens of the Russian Federation.
The council had already announced on 1 February the imposition of sanctions on Nicaragua for opening a consulate in Crimea.
On November 10, 2020, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Nicaragua to Russia, Alba Asusena Torres Mechia, inaugurated in Simferopol the honorary consulate of this country in Crimea, which was the first foreign diplomatic representation since its inception. in 2014.