US DEPARTMENT OF STATE SANCTIONS
Our Ref. No. 825/1-626 dated 30/11/2020
Subject: DEPARTMENT OF STATE / PUBLIC NOTICE 11263
The management and staff of Aviazapchast PLC were completely baffled by the US Department of State decision of November 6, 2020, to impose sanctions on our company in connection with the alleged violation of the regime of non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMD).
We kindly inform you that Aviazapchast PLC, being a private company with more than 50 years of extensive experience in international trade, strictly complies with the international treaties and laws of partner countries. At the same time, it strictly complies with the requirements of Russian Legislation, which excludes the possibility for our company to trade in any types of weapons and military equipment and allows us to work only in the sector of non-military and dual-use products and services supply.
Aviazapchast PLC has always fully complied with the international agreements aimed at the non-proliferation of WMD and until now has had no claims from domestic or international regulatory authorities. Therefore, we consider the above decision of the US Department of State to be inconsistent with the actual state of affairs and contrary to the principles of fair competition and free trade. We believe that the US State Department is in a position and has all the authority to reconsider its decision regarding our company.
For our part, we would like to reaffirm that Aviazapchast PLC respects and supports the efforts and initiatives of the international community aimed at the non-proliferation of WMD, and in its work with foreign partners will continue to act exclusively according to the law, strictly observing international agreements and domestic legislation.
Ref. No. 825/1-626 dated 30/11/2020 (PDF, 753kb)
US DEPARTMENT OF STATE (Public Notice11263)
DEPARTMENT OF STATE / PUBLIC NOTICE 11263 (PDF, 202kb)
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