The delegation of the government of Turkey flew to Moscow to discuss the lifting of sanctions
Flew into Moscow the delegation of the government of Turkey headed by Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Timecom, reports Anadolu news Agency. In Russia, Turkish officials will discuss the lifting of mutual sanctions.
According to the newspaper, the delegation will meet with Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich. The negotiations will be the possible lifting of the embargo on the supply of agricultural products and the removal of a number of other restrictions.
Earlier, on 13 April about the planned trip to Russia said the foreign Minister of Turkey Mevlut Cavusoglu. The official noted that it plans to discuss with the Russian authorities full deregulation. “We hope that the parties come to an agreement on this issue,” Cavusoglu said.
The day before, April 17, experts of the Gaidar Institute and the Russian Academy of national economy and public administration (Ranepa) has estimated losses of Russia due to trade wars with Turkey in the amount of $1.3 billion to $1.5 billion of Economic damage was caused to the duties on grain supplies to Turkey.
On the introduction of duty on delivery to Turkey of Russian wheat, corn and sunflower meal became known on March 16. Duty on the supply of wheat was 130%. The reason for the imposition of duties, the experts said, is that Russia has not yet lifted the embargo on the Turkish vegetables.
A ban on the supply of agricultural products from Turkey were introduced after November 2015, the Turkish fighter jet shot down a Russian su-24. The embargo entered into force in January 2016. After the improvement of relations between the two countries of the restrictions, in particular, for the supply of citrus fruits, were abolished.