Australian Foreign Minister Huang Yingxian announced that due to the continuous human rights disputes between Russia and Iran, the Australian government will impose sanctions on the two countries.
[Instant News/Comprehensive Report] Due to the continuous controversy over human rights violations in Russia and Iran, the Australian government will impose sanctions on the two countries. According to the law, specific persons or entities sanctioned may face travel bans or financial sanctions in the future.
Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong announced on the 10th that due to human rights disputes between Russia and Iran, the Australian government will impose human rights sanctions on 13 individuals and 2 entities in accordance with the Magnitsky-style laws. Including the Iranian morality police, the Iranian militia Basij (Basij), and 6 Iranians who participated in the suppression of protests.
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In addition to human rights sanctions, the Australian government has also imposed financial sanctions on three Iranians and an Iranian company for providing military drones to Russia to assist in its operations in Ukraine.
Since the Ukrainian-Russian War, the Australian government has sanctioned hundreds of Russian individuals and entities, including most of Russia's financial sector, organizations related to Russian sovereign debt, and banned the export of alumina and aluminum ore, including aluminum Soil ore.
In addition, the Australian government also provides defense equipment and humanitarian assistance to Ukraine.