Washington called for the introduction of similar restrictions on exports to the Russian Federation for the allied states.

The United States is introducing stricter rules for obtaining permits for the export of microelectronics, as well as avionics and parts for aircraft using American technology. This was announced on Thursday by the U.S. Department of Commerce in an explanatory note.

“This decree adds new licensing requirements for all export control classification numbers <…>. Some of the items <…> previously not controlled for Russia and include microelectronics, telecommunications equipment, sensors, navigation equipment, avionics, marine equipment and components for aircraft,” the document states.

According to the ministry, the new restrictions imposed as sanctions for the Russian Federation due to the situation around Ukraine “are primarily aimed at the defense, aviation and maritime sectors and will cut off Russia’s access to important technological resources.”

In addition, the United States calls for the introduction of similar restrictions on exports to the Russian Federation for allied countries, and in return, the countries that have agreed will receive preferences in licensing their products in the United States. Similar rules, as noted by the American authorities, have already been adopted by the European Union, Australia, Japan, Canada, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.