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The US has hailed the sanctions policy of the UK

The United States welcomes the independent sanctions regime of the United Kingdom for human rights violations, said on Monday the Minister of Finance of the United States Steven Mnuchin.

"The United States welcomes the established global sanctions regime for violation of human rights, which strengthens fight against the violation of human rights in the world. Use of the two countries on these important instruments vital for the prosecution of unscrupulous players for their actions," he wrote in his Twitter account.

The British foreign Secretary commented on the new sanctions against Russia

Imposing sanctions against the Russians and the Saudis, Britain showed itself as a "force for good", said the foreign Minister of the United Kingdom Dominic Raab.

On Monday, Britain published a list of individuals and organizations, whom it accuses of human rights violation. The list included 25 Russians, whom London considers implicated in the death of lawyer Sergei Magnitsky in 2009, as well as 20 Saudis suspected of involvement in the murder of opposition journalist Jamal Casucci. The list also includes two generals from Myanmar and two North Korean structure, accused of torture, murder and the use of prison labor. All the defendants in the list are denied entry to the UK, the authorities will freeze all their assets if any will be detected in the United Kingdom.

In British sanctions list included the head of the Investigative Committee of Russia

UK have included in their own sanctions list generated on the "Magnitsky amendment", predsedatelya the Investigative Committee of Russia Alexander Bastrykin.

The list is published by the office of the government on Monday. Plans to do this said the head of the foreign office, Dominic Raab. The document lists the names of 47 people, including 25 Russians and 22 citizen of Saudi Arabia, also the list included two North Korean intelligence agencies.

The British foreign office published a list of Russians under personal sanctions

The UK foreign office has published a list of citizens of the Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia, against which the sanctions for the violation of human rights.

The document was circulated by the office of the British government, it shows the names of 47 people, including 25 Russians and 22 citizen of Saudi Arabia, also the list included two North Korean intelligence agencies.

Media: Britain will introduce personal sanctions against Russian citizens

The British foreign Secretary Dominic Raab on Monday will announce the names of citizens of Russia and Saudi Arabia, against which sanctions will be imposed for the violation of human rights in the framework of the "Magnitsky amendment", reports Financial Times.

The publication indicates that the list, apparently, will appear also the names of the Saudis suspected of involvement in the murder of a Saudi opposition journalist Jamal Casucci.

In Istanbul starts the trial of the accused in the murder of journalist Casucci

The first hearing in the case against 20 accused of involvement in the murder of a Saudi opposition journalist Jamal Casucci will take place in Istanbul on Friday, the trial will be in correspondence mode.

The Istanbul Prosecutor's office at the end of March has charged in absentia charged 20 subjects Saudi Arabia of involvement in the murder Casucci in October 2018: the 18 people charged in the execution of the crime, for them, the Prosecutor's office demands life imprisonment. Two more accused in the murder, that the advisers of the crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Saud al-Qahtani and former Deputy head of the General intelligence Ahmed Asiri. For them, the Prosecutor's office requested imprisonment under article "the Organization and premeditated murder committed with special cruelty". The case is signed by the public Prosecutor Irfan Fidan submitted to the court.