Russia laid carnations on imports from Turkey

Russia laid carnations on imports from Turkey


Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree on application of special economic measures against Turkey. This document is introduced including a ban on the import into the Russian Federation from 1 January 2016 of a number of agricultural products, raw materials and food, country origin is Turkey.

MOSCOW, 1 Dec. The Russian government on Tuesday approved the list of goods imported from Turkey will be banned from the new year and, symbolically, in this list, along with vegetables, fruit and meat, were carnations — flower of “gloomy” reputation.

Relations of Russia and Turkey are in crisis after November 24, Turkish F-16 shot down in Syria, the Russian bomber su-24. The Russian President Vladimir Putin called it a “stab in the back” by the accomplices of terrorists. Earlier Putin signed a decree on measures to ensure national security and on the special economic measures against Turkey.

On Tuesday, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree on application of special economic measures against Turkey. This document is introduced including a ban on the import into the Russian Federation from 1 January 2016 of a number of agricultural products, raw materials and food, country origin is Turkey.

In the list of Turkish goods, the import of which is prohibited, includes parts of carcases and offal of chickens and turkeys, fresh and refrigerated tomatoes, onions and shallots, cauliflower and cabbage, broccoli, cucumbers and gherkins, fresh and dried oranges and tangerines, grapes, apples, pears, apricots, peaches and nectarines, plums and sloes, strawberries, and salt and cloves.

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What do you think, will Russia adopted economic measures on the position of Turkey?

  • Yes, because Turkey will lose significant portions of revenue
  • Turkey may change its position, but over time
  • No, but Russia could not but respond to the actions of Ankara
  • No, relations with Turkey will deepen

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