On Monday, Grant Shapps announced that it has sent a recommendation to all port authorities in the country to They did not allow any Russian-flagged ships registered in Russia, owned, controlled, chartered or operated by the Russians. He also announced that an official ban would be issued immediately.
It wasn’t long before the sanctions were applied. “We just became the first countryAnd the British Transport Secretary wrote on Twitter on Tuesday afternoon, that he passed legislation banning entry to British ports for all ships with any ties to Russia.
Canada will follow the path of Great Britain. Russia must be held accountable conquest of Ukraine. Today, we are making decisions on closing Canadian waters and ports to ships owned by Russian entities or registered in Russia. “We will continue our support for Ukraine,” Canadian Transport Minister Omar Alghabra announced on Twitter.
The government’s statement specified that the intention was to prevent all vessels, including fishing vessels, from entering the “inland waters” of Canada as well as to the ports. The agency stated that the ban will come into effect this week after the government issues a relevant regulation.
The European Union is working on more sanctions
Reuters reports that Russian ships may also be close to EU ports. The agency, citing sources in Brussels, said that EU countries are considering preventing Russian ships from entering EU ports.
The purpose of the move is to further tighten restrictions on maritime movement following the closure of Russia’s airspace. “This would create more difficulties in Russian commercial supplies“- says the agency.
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In a comment sent to Reuters, the Danish Foreign Ministry noted that Denmark is “actively working” to close EU ports to Russian ships. “We have already decided to close Danish airspace to Russian aircraft. At the same time, we are open to new initiatives in cooperation with our European partners– The Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs told Reuters.
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