Every decision of the Russian embargo against Ukraine will be similar to the Ukrainian decision to embargo against Russia, said Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk.
KIEV, November 23. Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that Ukraine mirror will respond to the introduction of Russia from January 1 of the food embargo.
“Regarding the embargo. Want to clearly note that the Russian threat on the introduction of embargo against Ukrainian goods from 1 January will receive a similar mirror the response of the Ukrainian authorities. Every decision of the Russian embargo against Ukraine will be similar to the Ukrainian decision to embargo against Russia,” — said Yatsenyuk at the Cabinet meeting on Monday.
Russia in August 2014 restricted imports of food products from countries that have imposed sanctions against her: USA, EU, Canada, Australia and Norway. A ban were meat, sausage, fish and seafood, vegetables, fruits, dairy products. In June 2015, in response to extension of sanctions, Russia has extended food embargo until 5 August 2016.
In August 2015 predamage was extended to the countries that have joined anti-Russian sanctions, including suspended, Ukraine. Ban on import of Ukrainian food, and as normal trade (now the considerable part of goods shipped from Ukraine to Russia duty-free), will come into force in the case of the Kyiv economic part of the Association agreement with the EU or January 1, 2016, if trilateral negotiations with participation of the Russian Federation will not remove Russia’s concerns in connection with the establishment of a free trade area (FTA) between Ukraine and the EU.