French software developer Dassault Systèmes is suspending its recent operations in Russia and Belarus due to the situation around Ukraine, the company said in a press release.

“Dassault Systèmes has decided to suspend all recent operations in Russia and Belarus,” the statement said.

The Company clarifies that it will be able to organize some activities to support their existing customers who are not subject to sanctions, and will continue to comply with all applicable laws on export control restrictions and sanctions related to their activities, as well as ethics rules and international standards.

Dassault Systèmes SE is a French software developer for 3D design, digital layout creation and product lifecycle management (PLM). The company was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Velizy-Villacoublay.