Construction: outflow of Turkish workers will not affect the timing and cost of facilities

Construction: outflow of Turkish workers will not affect the timing and cost of facilities

MOSCOW, November 28. The outflow of Turkish workers will not affect the timing and cost of facilities in Russia. This was stated by the Minister of construction and housing Mikhail Men.

“The outflow of Turkish workers will not affect the timing and cost of facilities. Russian specialists today at least professionally handle all types of construction works”, – said the Minister.

Mikhail Men stressed that Turkish workers are not involved in the construction of housing economy class.

“If we talk specifically about housing, the construction of housing of economy class is not employed Turkish workers in the premium class there are, those places will be able to come jobs”, – said the Minister

The Deputy Tarasenko: a ban is not critical for the Russian market

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According to first Deputy Chairman of state Duma Committee on labour and social policy Michael Tarasenko, the ban on recruitment from 1 January 2016 workers from Turkey will not have a negative impact on the Russian market.

“I don’t think it’s dis-balances our market, but we are all not very nice, but to pay for everything, including strained relations with Russia,” he said on Saturday the radio station “Russian news service”.

Isaev: the prohibition to employ Turks to work will not affect the labour market in Russia

Prohibition for employers to employ Turkish nationals will not affect the labor market in Russia – they will be able to take the Russians from the regions, as well as citizens of former republics of the Soviet Union. This opinion was expressed by Deputy Chairman of the state Duma, member of Committee on labor Andrey Isaev, making comments on the decree of the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin.

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“We in Russia there is unemployment and we can take these jobs our people living in the regions which were hit by the economic crisis. Secondly, there are countries allied to us, the former republics of the Soviet Union – there may come the workers, who will replace Turkish workers, for example, the Tajikistan,” – said Isayev.

He added that these measures “perfectly adequate”. “They meet and the mood in society and a necessary reaction to the Russian incident is a terrible incident,” – said Isayev.

According to him, the Turkish economy is closely connected with Russian and very depends on it. “And there is room to maneuver. It is very important that the Turks felt that they are losing for the sake of ambition (President of Turkey Tayyip) Erdogan to create a new Ottoman Empire. It’s a chance to stop Turkey in this matter, be forced to change their mind and make it change the attitude to Russia”, – said Isaev.

He also believes that today in Turkey the number of issues takes a position that is opposite to Russia. “They support that part of the Crimean Tatra community, which now organizes the blockade of the Crimea, they supported Dudaeva in Chechnya, they are historically against Armenia, which we are historically protected, the vast difference on the Cyprus issue, the middle East, they oppose our ally Syria,” he added.

The quota for recruitment of workers from Turkey in 2016 will be significantly reduced

The Minister of labour and social protection RF Maxim Topilin said that the quota for Turkish workers in 2016 will be significantly reduced. “In 2015 the quota for employing citizens of the Republic of Turkey is over 67 thousand work permits. Of course, the quota for Turkish workers in 2016 will be considerably less,” – said Topilin.

According to the Minister, the vast majority attracted to Russia Turkish workers are employed in construction. “In December, the government will prepare a list of employers who will be able to employ Turkish nationals as of 1 January 2016. These are the companies that have pending contracts on construction of large objects, for example, in the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous district, Tatarstan, Saint-Petersburg, Moscow, Perm region, Volgograd region,” – said Topilin.

Turkish specialists will be able to modify contracts under the terms


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Working in the Russian and Turkish specialists will be able to practice in full under the contract terms, but the new labour force from Turkey 2016 will be held, said the Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on social policy Valery Ryazansky.

According to the Senator, in Russia there are about 90 thousand professionals from Turkey. “Those who are in the Russian Federation in accordance with the contract, for example, a construction company will perfect this time and at its completion will have to leave the territory of Russia”, – he explained, adding that new employment contracts with citizens of Turkey from 2016 to enter into an illegal. “It means gradually these 90 thousand persons from the territory of the Russian Federation must leave, and newly hired workers on Turkish construction sites should not be”, – said the MP.

However, he urged to perceive signed on Saturday, the document is broader than just a ban on attraction of labour force from Turkey and the organization of tourist trips to this country. In his opinion, Putin’s decree indicates that “Turkey in General has ceased to be a country that provides a guaranteed part in the fight against ISIL (the former name is forbidden in the Russian Federation the terrorist group “Islamic state”)”.

The President’s decree on measures against Turkey

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday signed a decree on the temporary ban from 1 January 2016 to hire workers from among the citizens of Turkey. Also with the new year, suspended 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.