The government has not taken a final decision on the introduction of a food embargo on Ukraine from 1 January 2016, the measure, as expected, will take effect in the absence of consensus on the Association agreement with Ukraine and the European Union, told reporters the head of the Ministry of economic development Alexei Ulyukayev.
"No, of course, No final decision. This decision was adopted as pending (September 2014 ed.). Both solutions - and the possibility of the introduction of most favored nation treatment, and food embargo - they adopted the deferred period, " the speaker answered the question definitively whether the decision of the authorities of the Russian Federation on the introduction of Ukraine regarding predamage from 1 January 2016.
He added that if before January 1, on Association of Ukraine with EU will not decisions, then these decisions will automatically take effect." But no additional solutions No, " said the head of the Ministry.
Ban on import into the Russian Federation of Ukrainian food, like a normal trade regime (now a significant part of the items delivered from Ukraine to Russia free of duty), to act in the case of the Kyiv economic part of the Treaty on the Union with EU or from 1 January 2016, if the trilateral dialogues with the participation of the Russian Federation will not remove Russia's concerns in connection with the establishment of a free trade area (FTA) between Ukraine and the EU. The next round of these negotiations at the Ministerial level was scheduled for December 1.
The government first announced many times that the chance to come to a consensus on the FTA between Ukraine and the EU until January 1, almost There.