MOSCOW, December 2. In November, Abkhazia has increased the supply mandarins to Russia by 30%, said Deputy Minister of agriculture of the Republic Vladimir of them.
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Russia responded Turkey for downed aircraft economic measures
“5650 thousand tons of oranges sent to Russia only in November. Last year during the same time period was sent 4391 thousand tons”, – he told on air of radio station “Russian news service”.
According to him, if necessary, Abkhazia will increase the volume of production.
“Today we deliver every year 40 thousand tons of tangerines to Russia. If the Russian side will put the task to increase, we will increase”, – he noted.
From January 1, Turkey will not be able to deliver to Russia a number of fruits, including oranges, tangerines, grapes, apples, pears, peaches, strawberries.
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“Domestic producers are happy”: a reaction to the restriction of the import of Turkish products
In the restrictive list and vegetables: tomatoes, cucumbers, cauliflower and broccoli, onion.
In addition, ban the importation of frozen parts of carcasses and offal of turkeys and chickens.
Also banned – Turkish fresh cloves and salt.
Moreover, this prohibition does not apply to goods imported on the territory of Russia for personal use, to the extent permitted by the Eurasian economic Union.
Attack on Russian bomber has led to a sharp deterioration in relations between the countries
The President of the Russian Federation 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.” The document, including a ban or restriction on imports from Turkey of certain goods, the list of which is set by the government.
As previously reported, the fighter from the Turkish air force F-16 on November 24 shot down a Russian bomber su-24M, which, according to Ankara, had violated the country’s airspace near the border with Syria.
The defense Ministry claims that the su-24M was extremely over Syrian territory and that “violations of the airspace of Turkey.” Russian President Vladimir Putin warned that the attack on the bomber would have “serious consequences” for Russian-Turkish relations. According to the head of state, the Turkish air force attack on the Russian plane, which was involved in anti-terrorist operations in Syria and did not pose a threat to Turkey, is a “stab in the back” of Russia.