The agriculture Ministry will toughen requirements to import goods from the States that support the penalties against Moscow. According to the head of the Ministry, measures will be taken to not allow products not included in the Russian Federation through the third power.
The head of the Ministry of agriculture of the Russian Federation Alexander Tkachev reported improvements of domestic sanctions, which were imposed as a response. According to the head of the Agency, conducted a study document, which will toughen requirements to import goods from the States that support punishment against Russia.
Tkachev said that to expand the list in the case of an extension of the embargo unlikely, but intend to make additional limitation on the importation of already not allowed food. According to his application, and other possible changes, the document is placed on the stage of development and will soon be submitted to the government.
"The list of currently discussed. I believe that to grow, he will not. We'll probably do individual adjustments, clarifications. Their goal is to in no case products from countries that support the penalties against Russia, do not fall under any other pretext through the holes of the scheme, through the third power on the terrain of the Russian Federation", - said the Minister on the air of "Russia 24".
Tkachev said that the punishment will affect the EU and the Russian Federation. "The costs of a two-edged sword. We see how the powers of the EU are losing billions of dollars, the Russian economy has specific losses, " he admitted. But I declare: agriculture of the Russian Federation under the influence penalties currently thriving at the present time there is every opportunity to grow and increase production".
Remember, June 22 member States of the EU had extended financial sanctions against Russia until 31 January 2016. The press-Secretary of Russian leader Dmitry Peskov on June 23 announced that the nation would adhere to the principle of reciprocity, is working on the government's proposals on food embargo, and the decision will be made "very quickly".