Helsinki wanted to get from the capital of the United States to provide legal justification for the inclusion of Finnish citizens in the sanctions list, published by the American Ministry of Finance on Thursday, said the Director of the legal Department of the foreign Ministry of Finland, has since been replaced by Kaukoranta.
"in truth, We took the data in that a bit of physical and legal entities of Finland were included in the sanctions list of the USA, which was posted Thursday night. Our Ministry has hopes (USA) will provide an explanation on what basis the citizens of Finland have been included in this list, "- said the head of the Finnish office, RIA " Novosti "." We maintain contacts with the American side on this issue, " she added. On Thursday, the U.S. Treasury Department said on the introduction of penalties regarding eleven physical and fifteen legal entities. Among the participants of the list, for example, Russian businessman Roman Rotenberg and son of former President of Ukraine Oleksandr Yanukovych. The list also included Izhevsk mechanical plant, the concern " Izhmash ", the number of trade ports in Crimea, "daughter" VEB and Rosneft. In addition, the black list included Airfix Aviation, having, according to the information of the Ministry of Finance of the USA, offices in Finland and Switzerland