US warns of sanctions for supporting Mir cards outside Russia

US warned of sanctions for supporting Mir cards outside Russia

The US Treasury has announced that restrictive measures will affect Turkish banks.

The US Department of the Treasury has announced the possible imposition of sanctions on organizations for serving “Mir” outside of Russia.

The agency's website states that the Office of Foreign Assets Control, under the Harmful Foreign Activities Sanctions Regulations, can block those who provide financial assistance to people whose property and related interests are blocked.

Violations include an introduction to deceptive or structured transactions and any transactions that allow you to circumvent US sanctions. And the Ministry of Finance is ready to use such powers if it supports the circumvention of anti-Russian sanctions.

We are talking about serving the “Russian national payment system “Mir” outside the territory of the Russian Federation”.

Earlier, the Financial Times reported that the EU and the United States were trying to punish banks in Ankara that process cards & # 8220;Mir”.

As a result, a number of hotels refused to accept Russian cards, but the NSPK called this information unreliable.

Russians with cards ' 8220;Mir& #8221; Turkey is served by Turkiye Is Bankasi, Ziraat Bankasi, VakifBank, DenizBank and Halkbank. Whether they continue to support the Russian payment system after the US threats, they can make such a decision on their own.

As “Interfax” clarifies, now “Mir”; operates in 11 countries, including Turkey, Vietnam, South Korea, Armenia, Uzbekistan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, South Ossetia and Russia. #39;Abkhazia.

In the future, the card can be served in Iran, Cuba, Egypt, Thailand and Venezuela.

More earlier, Topnews wrote that the US Treasury had imposed a ban on the import of gold from Russia.

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