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    Russia May Lift Embargo on Some Turkish Agricultural Imports in 2016

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    Russian Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev said that Russia may allow import of some types of Turkish fruits and vegetables before the end of the year, but the process of lifting the restrictions will be gradual.

    ISTANBUL (Sputnik) – Russia may allow import of some types of Turkish fruits and vegetables before the end of the year, but the process of lifting the restrictions will be gradual, Russian Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev said Sunday.

    “We are getting ready for this [gradual lifting of embargo] and we have prepared certain proposals on lifting embargo on some agricultural goods. Not all of them, but some,” Ulyukayev told journalists, when asked whether the embargo on some of the Turkish goods may be lifted before the end of the year.


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