The Head of State signed Decree №121/2016 that puts into effect the NSDC's decision of March 25, 2016 "On Application of Personal Special Economic and Other Restrictive Measures (Sanctions) against Individuals Involved in Illegal Actions regarding Nadiya Savchenko, Oleg Sentsov and Oleksandr Kolchenko".
The Decree was signed on the eve of the working visit to the United States.
The NSDC's decision contains a list of individuals against which termless personal special economic sanctions will be imposed.
Under the decision, the Cabinet of Ministers, the Security Service of Ukraine and the National Bank of Ukraine must ensure the monitoring of sanctions' efficiency. The Foreign Ministry of Ukraine must inform respective authorities in the EU, USA and other states for them to consider the possibility of imposing similar sanctions.
The Cabinet of Ministers and the Security Service of Ukraine must elaborate proposals on the application of similar sanctions regarding persons involved in illegal actions against other Ukrainian citizens and submit them to the NSDC within two weeks.
The Decree takes effect from the date of publication.