Sevastopol will stop ferry service with Turkey


Moscow. On 26 November. Sevastopol will soon cease ferry service with Turkey because of the incident with the downed Russian bomber, said Thursday Kirill Moskalenko – the press Secretary of the Governor of the city Sergey meniailo.

Ferry and cargo ship from Turkey’s Sandulak to Sevastopol went with the end of summer – beginning of autumn, the city received the consumer goods, construction materials, vegetables and fruits.

“Ferry service between Sevastopol and Turkey will be discontinued in the near future. The exact timing of the city’s Governor Sergei Menyailo will announce later. The reaction of the authorities of Sevastopol will be considered, but adequate to the situation that arose between Russia and Turkey”, – said Moskalenko.

A source in the authorities of Sevastopol reported that at the present time the question of that priority was the sea the town is connected with “mainland” Russia.

The interlocutor of Agency also reported that in Sevastopol the import of goods was about 15%. “Now this figure will be reduced, because, apparently, we refrain from Turkish goods,” the source said.

As previously reported, the Russian su-24 bomber who took part in operations against the terrorist group “Islamic state” (banned in Russia – Interfax) in Syria, last Tuesday was shot down over Syrian territory by Turkish fighter F-16 and fell in Syrian territory.