Ukraine limits goods supply to Crimea

The resolution does not apply to electric power supply and humanitarian aid

The Ukrainian government has adopted a resolution "On limitation of the supply of certain goods [works, services] from the temporarily occupied territory to another territory of Ukraine and/or from another territory of Ukraine to the temporarily occupied territory."

The government press service said on Dec. 17 the decision was made at a government meeting on Dec. 16, December 16, and would take effect 30 days after it was published.

"The law will be in effect in the temporary occupation period relating to the supply of goods [works, services] in any customs regimes with the exception of personal belongings of citizens transported in their hand luggage and/or other accompanying luggage and socially significant foods with a total value equivalent to less than UAH 10,000 and a total weight of less than 50 kilograms per person. Exceptions for food can be made only in case a person carrying goods to the temporarily occupied territory enters it no more than once a day," the government press service said.

The resolution does not apply to electric power supply and humanitarian aid.

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said at a government meeting that the government would make a decision limiting the supply of goods and services to and from Crimea and that decision would take effect 30 days after it was adopted.

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