Dvorkovich: Russia will not cancel predamage without the abolition of EU sanctions

Dvorkovich: Russia will not cancel predamage without the abolition of EU sanctions


However, the list is already adjusted, therefore, cannot be ruled out nothing, said Arkady Dvorkovich after negotiations in Athens. But, he said, large-scale solutions without the lifting of sanctions by the EU will not.

ATHENS, 20 Nov. Gennady Melnik. Russia does not intend to cancel the food embargo if the European Union cancels sanctions, said Friday the Vice-Premier of the Russian government Arkady Dvorkovich.

“In terms of cancellation — full or partial — embargo, of course, no movement on sanctions that can’t be right. Nevertheless, we are constantly analyzing the situation, and the list has been corrected. So nothing is out of, but large-scale solutions, of course, without the lifting of sanctions with our European colleagues will not” — said Dvorkovich, answering questions after talks in Athens.

However, according to him, there are additional opportunities for the promotion of Greek products which do not fall under the embargo.

“Our Greek colleagues agreed that not enough work in this area. We agreed that we will help them with recommendations, contacts directly with the regions, networks. With regard to goods that are under embargo, we can only deal with the establishment of joint processing plants and to supply processed products that do not fall under sanctions,” — said Dvorkovich.

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