The labour Ministry submitted to the government a list of companies that can hire Turkish citizens

The labour Ministry submitted to the government a list of companies that can hire Turkish citizens


MOSCOW, December 11. /Corr. Tatiana Vinogradova/. The labour Ministry submitted to the government a list of companies that can employ Turkish nationals in 2016.

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This was reported on Friday to journalists the first Deputy Minister of labor and social protection Minister Alexei Vovchenko.

“Yesterday we submitted to the government this list,” said Vovchenko. The Deputy Minister did not specify the number of companies who are in this list. According to him, the list is not final and may be revised.

Earlier, the head of the Ministry of labor Maxim Topilin reported that the ban on the recruitment of workers in Russia out of Turkey will not affect employers from the list to be approved by the government of the Russian Federation and labour migrants from Turkey who are legally employed in the territory of the Russian Federation as at 31 December 2015.

Putin’s Decree

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin on November 28 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.”

In accordance with the decree, in particular, from 1 January 2016 is prohibited to hire for certain jobs of Turkish citizens.

Causes of aggravation of the bilateral relations

Relations between Moscow and Ankara deteriorated after Turkish air force November 24, shot down in the skies over Syria, the Russian bomber su-24.

According to Ankara, the aircraft violated the airspace of Turkey near the border with Syria. The defense Ministry said the su-24M was extremely over Syrian territory and that “violations of the airspace of Turkey.”

Putin warned that the attack on the bomber would have “serious consequences” for bilateral relations.