Less: withdrawal of Turkish companies from the construction market will not cause harm

Less: withdrawal of Turkish companies from the construction market will not cause harm

GORKI, November 27. Care of Turkish companies from the construction market will not cause harm, as Russian companies have the required competencies. About it told journalists the head of Ministry of construction, Mikhail Men.

“Time has changed”

The Minister recalled that Turkish construction companies entered the Russian market in 90-ies and then in contrast to the Russian companies had the experience of monolithic construction. “Today the time has changed and our company know how to pour a monolith perfectly, so no loss will not” – said the Minister.

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Men noted that, according to the regions and the National Association of builders, currently, Turkish companies do not participate in any gosstroek. “There are no solutions here, and we have just started to work, and will present their proposals to the Ministry of economic development, which will accumulate all the proposals of ministries and agencies on this issue,” he added.

The Minister also added that he sees no risk and the increased cost in the construction market in the case of treatment with Turkish companies. “Here too we do not see (risk – approx.TASS). With pleasure our company is a niche today, not so great when the volume of construction in comparison with last year”, – said the Minister.

Answering the question of how restrictive measures against Turkish companies can have an impact on such major construction projects as “Moscow-city”, the Minister noted that “we are still so deeply immersed, only yesterday I received the task”.

“Trust them as partners, undermined”

Earlier, the Ministry of construction of the Russian Federation did not rule out leaving the Russian construction market to Turkish companies and workers.

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“In the real estate segment, primarily commercial, is quite a lot of Turkish companies, and we do not exclude that some of them will go with the implementation of major projects in the country. Their credibility as partners, undermined”, – said the head of Ministry of construction.

“After the events with the Russian plane any support for Turkish projects in the Russian construction market will be revised,” the Minister said.

Men also reported that the Ministry of the Russian Federation will review with other agencies and big developers, joint development projects in Russia and Turkey.

Economic measures

The government will develop economic restrictive measures against Turkey in response to the attack of the Turkish air force Russian su-24, as stated previously, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, saying that the day before had discussed the issue with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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“As a result, the government was instructed to develop a system response to an act of aggression in economic and humanitarian spheres”, – said Medvedev. According to him, decisions will be made on the basis of the law on special economic measures from 2006, which is designed for this situation.

“There is such a set of measures is the suspension of the implementation of economic cooperation programmes, and restrictions on financial transactions and restrictions on foreign trade transactions and changes in customs duties – import and export, measures the impact on the tourism sector, for transportation – including transit, the movement of air and water vessels, and humanitarian contacts. Finally, the use of labor force”, – Medvedev listed.

The Prime Minister gave two days to prepare proposals on restrictive measures against Turkey. He stressed that these measures will not be limited by any term.

The attack on the Russian su-24M

A fighter from the Turkish air force F-16 on Tuesday shot down a Russian su-24 bomber. Moscow claims that the Russian plane was over Syrian territory, there participating in the operation against ISIS. According to the Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation “violation of air space of Turkey.” Russian President Vladimir Putin warned that the attack on the bomber su-24 will have “serious consequences” for Russian-Turkish relations.

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at the extraordinary meeting of the NATO Council convened at the initiative of Turkey, has called for calm and de-escalate in contacts between Moscow and Ankara.

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