Foreign Ministry spokesman Andrei Popov stated that this solution is not Belarusian authorities something new:
"It is a continuation of the existing restrictive measures. The Belarusian side as previously believed that the continuation or intensification of sanctions — is not the best method of settlement of bilateral relations, and once again calls on the U.S. to equal and mutually respectful dialogue. "
U.S. President George W. Bush announced the extension for another year santsyyav U.S. against 10 persons in the leadership of Belarus.
10 sanctions against Belarusian officials were introduced in June 2006 and include "blocking property" of these persons under the jurisdiction of the United States, a ban American company and personal persons to enter into transactions with them.
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