The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that the Russian Federation is in practice completely closed the markets for Ukrainian producers, only 2% of food exports going to Russia.
"Russia is in practice completely closed for us, for Ukrainian producers, their markets, and, as an example, solely 2% of Ukrainian food exports goes to closed Russian market ", - said Poroshenko at the meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers on Tuesday.
in his vision, " Moscow has nothing to do with economic purpose."" Neither of which the protection of economic interests of Russia not speak. Her only political goal is to strangle our country, to destabilize, to worsen the socio-economic condition of Ukrainians ", - said the head of Ukraine.
Russia in mid-August has distributed food embargo in response to punishment, Albania, Montenegro, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Ukraine, besides the last - deferred prohibition of the import of Its products will begin to act solely in the case of the Kiev economic part of the agreement about unification with the European Union.
The Russian side before many times noted that despite delayed until 1 January 2016 the implementation of the economic part of the Association of Ukraine with the EU, Kiev has taken a number of decisions of the contract in terms of standards, technical regulation and phitosanitary norms. The Russian Federation in violation of the terms of the implementation of this part of the contract reserves the right to introduce measures to protect its economy, including import duties on items from Ukraine.