Russia calls on Turkey to discuss bilateral trade restrictions

REUTERS
MOSCOW
Published 07.04.2017 21:20
Updated 08.04.2017 03:25

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich stated that bilateral restrictions on trade with Turkey are harmful to all parties, stressing that it is best to step forward and lift restrictions mutually to prevent losses.

Speaking to reporters in the Russian capital Moscow, Dvorkovich noted that the restrictions imposed between Russia and Turkey are harmful to all parties, pointing out that constructive steps should be taken on bilateral trade.

In a previous statement, Dvorkovich said that talks between Turkey and Russian oncereal crops are likely to be held in Russia after April 16.

It is claimed that a regulation has been issued that includes tax hikes of 130 percent on wheat and corn and 45 percent, 36 percent, 13.5 percent and 9.7 percent on rice, sunflower oil, sunflower pulp and pulses respectively that Turkey imports from Russia.

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