Turkey’s duties on Russian wheat, corn not to affect bilateral relations — Kremlin

17.03.2017

The Kremlin spokesman did not answer the question whether Russia may lift the ban on tomatoes import from Turkey in the nearest future

Duties imposed on Russian wheat and corn by Turkey will not influence on normalization process of bilateral relations, press secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov said on Friday.

"No, it cannot [influence]," Kremlin’s spokesperson said responding to a question whether introduction of duties on Russian wheat and corn by Turkey can affect the process of normalizing relations between Moscow and Ankara.

Peskov did not answer the question whether Russia may lift the ban on tomatoes import from Turkey in the nearest future. "The Ministry of Agriculture should be asked," he said.


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