Russia 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, said the head of Ministry of economic development Alexei Ulyukayev.
"We will take all measures to protect our economy. We, of course, would like to see these measures were adopted on a multilateral basis. If not, We will take them on a unilateral basis, by entering a protective mechanism the most favoured nation, the abolition of preferential treatment in trade with Ukraine. And the introduction of the food embargo, "said Ulyukayev, reports" Prime ".
He also expressed regret about the fact that Moscow And Kiev fails to hold on the subject of effective dialogue." Colleagues don't hear our concern And, I would have said, relate formally to our understandings of risk And ways of removing them ", - said the head of the Ministry. 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.