U.S. military facilities in Europe will not be able to conclude contracts for the purchase of Russian energy resources, according to a document published in the U.S. Federal Register.
The initiator of the ban was the Pentagon. The rule is introduced as part of implementing the provisions of the defense budget for the 2020 fiscal year.
According to the notification of the defense ministry, the ban is aimed at “strengthening energy security in Europe” and applies to all types of energy resources. Nevertheless, the Pentagon allowed the possibility of exceptions to the rule.
As follows from the portal data, the document will be officially published on August 30.
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