Belarus will halt the transit to the site of Russia sanctions Ukrainian items, said the head of the state customs Department of the Republic of Yuri Senko.
"We took it upon their own shoulders the obligation that if the product of the sanctions and the Russian Federation, We never miss it," said Senko, Recalling that Belarus is already working to prevent the transit of the sanctions of subjects of the Russian Federation from Western Europe.
"The Ukrainian direction is similar and no different ", - he stressed, adding that the Belarusian customs authorities until not received any official information about the Russian food embargo on Ukrainian goods, but hopeful in the near future to obtain, reports RIA " Novosti ". Senko said that the West-European direction of Belarusian and Russian customs officers together have achieved "impressive results" in preventing the transit of the sanctions items." Such goods are not skipped, withdrawn, their fate decided by the court, " explained the head of the state customs Department. The Cabinet of Ministers of Russia has decided from 1 January to enter the food embargo on Ukraine. It was a response to the annexation of Kiev to the European sanctions against Russia. Remember, after tripartite consultations on Association of Ukraine with the EU, held in early October, Ulyukayev said that the Russian Federation is not satisfied with the EU's proposals. Russia believes that the introduction of free trade regime between Ukraine and the EU under the current free trade regime between Ukraine and Russia will create rules for unregulated re-export to the Russian Federation European products, which could adversely affect domestic production in the absence of well-conceived and well-regulated free trade regime of the EU * Russia, Moscow at the moment to enter does not want. 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 until 2016.