Brussels to persuade Moscow not to enter the food embargo regarding Kiev after the entry into force on 1 January 2016, the economic part of the Treaty on the unity between Ukraine and the European Union, said the European Commissioner for trade Cecilia malmstr?m.
in her expressions, the EU is doing everything to defend against negative consequences, such as food embargo to Ukraine, and periodically with the Russian side the meeting.
"Our rules during such meetings is that no embargo was imposed," said the Commissioner, reports " information Agency ". However, she added that I'm not sure that the Russian Federation will not impose such penalties. On Wednesday the head of Ministry of economic development Alexei Ulyukayev said that the Russian Federation in connection with the signing of the Treaty of unification of Ukraine and the EU is considering imposing relative to Kiev a number of measures, as well as among them food embargo. On 5 November the head of Ministry of agrarian policy and food of Ukraine Oleksiy Pavlenko said that his country is ready for the introduction of Russia's ban on imports of Ukrainian agricultural products. Remember, after tripartite consultations on Association of Ukraine with the EU, held in early October, the head of the Ministry of economic development Alexey Ulyukaev stated that the Russian Federation is not satisfied with the EU's proposals. At the end of September, Prime Minister Medvedev D. A. said that the Russian Federation wants to switch to a normal trade regime with Ukraine, without preferences. The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine and the European Parliament on 16 September 2014 ratified the Association agreement Kiev and Brussels, however, the use of the free trade agreement was delayed 2016.