MOSCOW, December 22. The Ministry has proposed to ban the import of 70-80% of light industry products from Turkey.
The Cabinet may next week to adopt a resolution on expanding sanctions against Turkey
About it the Deputy Minister of industry and trade of Russia Viktor Evtukhov said on the sidelines of the forum “Internet-economy”.
“70-80% of Turkish imports of light industry is that we can safely replace. It’s not such a big import of consumer goods industry we have €1.1 billion In total imports is 6 percent,” he said.
According to him, the Ministry has transferred relevant proposals to limit 70-80% of the Turkish import of light industry goods in the Russian Federation for specific categories in the Ministry of economic development.
The attack on the Russian su-24M and its consequences
November 24, fighter from the Turkish air force F-16 shot down Russian bomber su-24M, which, according to Ankara, had violated the country’s airspace near the border with Syria.
In response, the defense Ministry said the su-24M was in the skies over Syria and crossed the border by the Turkish aircraft. The crew of the downed bomber managed to eject, however, commander Oleg Peshkov was killed by ground fire. Navigator Konstantin Muratina saved the Russian military and taken to a Russian base. During the operation to evacuate the pilots of the su-24M was lost helicopter Mi-8. In the death of a marine-contract employee Alexander Pozynich.
Putin called the attack a Turkish air force aircraft of the Russian Federation, who participated in anti-terrorist operations in Syria and did not pose a threat to Turkey, “the stab in the back” of Russia.
The Russian head of state on 28 November signed a decree on the temporary ban from 1 January 2016 to hire workers from among the citizens of Turkey. With the new year also suspends 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.
Author: TSYGANOV, Alexander