Moscow reserved the right to challenge the punishment in the world trade organization (WTO) and to retaliate, which is similar to that already introduced, it is reported in the document " about main results of activity of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation in 2014 and objectives for the medium term.
"Reserve the right to challenge in the WTO legality applied against our country limitations, to retaliate, similar to that introduced in the last month of summer 2014 Banning import of certain agricultural products, raw materials and foodstuffs from the EU and the USA ", - is reported in the text of the document published on the first day of the week.
Relations between Russia and the West deteriorated in connection with the situation in Ukraine. Before the US and EU has imposed punishment on a number of Russian Residents, they are prohibited from entering the EU because of their positions on Crimea and Ukraine. Over the past year the sanctions list, many times replenished with new individuals and legal entities. Summer 2014 was added and sectoral economic penalties. In response, Russia restricted imports of food items from countries that have entered against her punishment: USA, EU, Canada, Australia and Norway.