Three airlines suspended in Kazakhstan
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The Ministry of Industry and Infrastructural Development of Kazakhstan told about the airlines that violated the UN Security Council embargo, Kazpravda.kz reports with reference to the press service of the Ministry.
It is reported that in February of this year, the UN Security Council submitted letters regarding the violation of the UN Security Council sanctions regarding the embargo on the supply of weapons to Libya by aircraft with Kazakhstan registration.
"The Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan, together with law enforcement agencies, carried out work on 3 airlines that violated the UN Security Council embargo by aircraft with Kazakh registration (Azee Air LLP, Sigma Airlines LLP, Jenis Air LLP). The aircraft owners are foreign companies registered in the United Arab Emirates and the British Virgin Islands ("AGANYA LTD" (UAE), LTD "Infinitive Seal Inc." (British Virgin Islands) and "SPACE CARGO INC." (UAE). The aircraft of these operators were operated in the Middle East region in the interests of foreign customers. The main aircraft base is the United Arab Emirates, "the statement says.
It is noted that flights to the country, which is under UN Security Council sanctions, were carried out from the territory of third countries.
The MIID stressed that on June 5, 2020 the Foreign Ministry of Kazakhstan submitted a report of the UN Security Council Committee on Libya regarding the violation of the supply embargo, where the UN expert group expressed gratitude to Kazakhstan authorities and the Aviation Administration for the transparency and cooperation in the course of the investigation.