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One of the largest banks in Tajikistan refused Mir cards

Before this statement of the bank USA and other Western countries have said that countries and companies that do not comply with sanctions against Moscow may face sanctions themselves.

One of the largest banks in Tajikistan – Dushanbe City Bank Russia has stopped all transactions with Mir payment cards.

Bank states that this is due to technical reasons.

Dushanbe City Bank said on September 27 that “problems related to the use of Mir cards started 4 days ago.”

Before this statement of the bank USA and other Western countries have said that countries and companies that do not comply with sanctions against Moscow may face sanctions themselves.

On September 23, Uzbekistan announced that Mir payment cards issued outside the country will not work in Uzbekistan.

Nevertheless, it is still possible to use Mir cards issued in Uzbekistan itself.

“Smart decision”

Early last week USA After the notification of the Ministry of Finance, Kazakhstan, Turkey and several banks in Vietnam have announced that they are suspending services for Mir cards.

Moscow declared that Russia Mir will try to expand the map of using the payment system.

Last week, Reuters reported that an unnamed official from the US administration called Turkey’s Ishbank and DenizBank’s withdrawal from the Mir payment system a “smart decision”:

“Termination of connections before Mir card Russia is the best way to avoid sanctions for doing business with “We expect more banks to disconnect from the Mir system because they don’t want to be on the opposite side of the sanctions coalition.”

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