Russia is preparing a response in the area of aviation and engineering on a tightening Western sanctions, in addition, prepared fresh claims in the WTO, said the Minister of economic development of Russia Alexei Ulyukayev.
" This will be largely based on how you will behave our partners. If things remain as they are, we will not impose additional restrictions. If they go the way of escalating sanctions regime, we need to meet some new measures, for example in aerospace and mechanical engineering, there are already such proposals, " said the speaker. He also recalled that the Russian Federation until not challenged in the WTO West of punishment, however, according to him, there is a high probability that such claims will be filed, reports RIA " Novosti. " " it's important, how to behave in our partners. If they don't show some kind of escalation, we will refrain from these measures, If on the contrary you have to answer, " said the Minister. Prime Minister Mr Cameron D. and head of the European Council Herman van Rompuy told before, that the Union of the European States must continue to exert pressure on the Russian Federation in order to de-escalate the situation in Ukraine. Remember, August 7, Russia imposed a complete ban on the export of beef, pork, fruits, poultry, cheese and milk from the EU, USA, Australia, Canada and Norway, which introduced sanctions against Russia. The Rosselkhoznadzor said that exporters from the EU, losing access to the market of the Russian Federation, have the possibility to recover it once the restrictive measures will be removed. August 20, Prime Minister of Russia Medvedev D. A. approved amendments to the list of foods that are prohibited to import. So, from the list of excluded fry, lactose-free milk and dairy products, seed potatoes, sweet corn, peas, Supplements and vitamins.