MOSCOW, November 29. The decision of the Turkish leadership to shoot down Russian bombers over Syria will strike in four sectors of the Turkish economy. So the head of the Duma Committee on international Affairs Alexei Pushkov commented on the decree several measures in relation to Turkey, who on Saturday was signed by the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin.
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“It is now clear that Erdogan fired a missile air-to-air in Turkey. Suffer four sectors of the Turkish economy”, – said Pushkov.
First, according to him, will suffer the tourist business. “Citizens of Russia provided between 3.5 and 4 billion dollars annually to the Turkish tourism industry is from 12% to 18% of the total volume of tourist business”, – said the head of the Committee.
Secondly, according to the Deputy, will suffer Turkish companies that worked under contract in Russia. As Pushkov said, last year their total revenue was 50 billion rubles.
Thirdly, very hurt Turkish companies working for export to Russia, believes the MP. “Given the fact that trade between Russia and Turkey reached $ 30 billion in recent years, it will be a serious obstacle for Turkish exports. They will have to seek new markets. I think not all businesses, these markets will find”, he said.
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“Fourthly, it will be the overall impact on the budget of Turkey, because of reduction in export earnings from Turkish companies working in Russia, from tourism”, – said Pushkov.
In his opinion, “in Russian actions clearly shows the desire to minimize damage to concrete Turkish citizens”. “In particular those who work under contract on December 31, 2015, you can keep your job – do not only hire new employees. In addition, having a temporary residence permit in Russia, citizens of Turkey will not face the consequences of introduction of a visa regime. As far as possible, the human factor was taken into account,” concluded the head of the Committee.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin yesterday signed a decree “On measures for safeguarding national security of the Russian Federation and the protection of citizens from criminal and other unlawful acts and on application of special economic measures against the Turkish Republic.”
According to him, introduced a temporary ban from 1 January 2016 to hire workers from among the citizens of Turkey. Also with the new year, suspended the agreement with Turkey on visa-free regime. A ban or restriction on the import into Russia of certain goods from Turkey (the list will be determined by the government). In addition, it is not recommended to tour operators to sell trips to Turkey. The government was instructed to strengthen control over the activities of the Turkish road carriers on the territory of Russia in order to ensure security.