The Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev reminded Ukraine and Moldova about the impossibility to participate at the same time in 2 zones of free trade with the European Union and the CIS.
"Difficulties For constructive work create solutions of our partners, namely Ukraine and Moldova to enact the Treaty on the Union with the EU. We have repeatedly said about the fact that to participate at the same time in 2 zones of free trade with EU while the CIS is impossible, " - said Medvedev at the meeting of the Council of CIS heads of government.
according to his statement, " it creates the risk of re-export of items from the third (European) countries under the guise of Ukrainian and Moldovan ".
The Russian Prime Minister has noticed that To remove these risks it is necessary to take certain protective measures." regarding Moldova this decision Russia has adopted (from 1 September 2014). And from 1 January 2016 will have increased the level of customs tariff protection on Ukraine. For her instead of the zero rates of customs duties starts to act the most favourable conditions ", - said Medvedev.
according to his statement, in addition, " to Ukraine, as a country, have joined anti-Russian sanctions, will be distributed to our economic retaliation "." All this is done in Accordance with the rules of the WTO and the Treaty on the free trade area of the CIS, with full respect for procedures ", - noted the head of government of the Russian Federation.