Turkey is going to file a complaint against the sanctions of the Russian Federation to the WTO

Turkey is going to file a complaint against the sanctions of the Russian Federation to the WTO


ANKARA, 4 January. Turkey is going to file a complaint against the economic sanctions of the Russian Federation to the world trade organization and international courts. On that Sunday said the Minister of economy of Turkey Mustafa Elitas.

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The Minister argues that in small towns across Russia on Turkish companies are under pressure to ensure that they have donated their share to the Russian partners. “The trade should also be a moral basis. These entrepreneurs expressed confidence in the Russian government, investing in the country. We will achieve restoration of the rights of all victims in international courts,” said Elitas in an interview with Daily Sabah, noting that currently Turkey is collecting evidence for filing a complaint.

Relations between Russia and Turkey

The crisis in relations between Moscow and Ankara has arisen in connection with the incident on November 24 in the skies over Syria near the border with Turkey.

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Then the Russian bomber su-24M was shot down by a fighter jet of Turkish air force. According to Ankara, the aircraft violated Turkish airspace. The defense Ministry stated that violations of the airspace of Turkey was not.

On 28 November, the President 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.”