The head of the government of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev has agreed with the Icelandic Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson causes proliferation in Iceland economic retaliation.
"They discussed issues of Russian-Icelandic trade and economic cooperation. Dmitry Medvedev explained the reasons for the distribution in Iceland retaliatory economic measures imposed by the government of Russia regarding the countries that have joined the anti-Russian sanctions of the European Union ", – reported in the report on the Internet representation of the Cabinet." the head of government stressed the importance of continuing the mutually beneficial trade and economic cooperation between Russia and Iceland in the areas not affected by the restrictive measures", - has declared in a press-service. On Thursday, Prime Minister of Russia Medvedev D. A. announced the introduction of a food embargo on the five countries – Albania, Montenegro, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Ukraine. Georgia was not included in the list of food embargo, because of the sanctions measures adopted by this country, a minor. Ukraine has received a reprieve food embargo.
The government of Montenegro has expressed regret for the decision of the capital of Russia to include the country in the number of countries for which a ban on deliveries to the Russian Federation of agricultural products, raw materials and food. Remember, products that are imported into the country in violation of the food embargo, the Russian Federation began to destroy last week. The President of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova said that to destroy the embargoed products is necessary, as they are a danger to consumers due to false data on quality, origin and safety. On the same day in the Rosselkhoznadzor told how it will be disposed of prohibited products. Later, the Rosselkhoznadzor said that observes a sharp decrease in the volume imported to the Russian Federation plant products - over 170 trucks a day to 70. In addition, after the decision to eliminate prohibited to import food smuggling has decreased in 10 times. July 29, Leader Vladimir Putin has signed the Decree about liquidation on August 6, products imported into the Russian Federation and falling under the food embargo. The decree does not apply to goods for personal use.