The President of the Republic of Moldova Igor Dodon has sent a letter to the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation (RF) Dmitry Medvedev with a complaint of difficulty brought about the introduction of Moscow’s ban on the import of goods from Ukraine.
The text of the letter, the head of Moldova has published on his page in Twitter.
In it he noted that “signed by Medvedev in late December, the Ordinance creates barriers to the export of Moldovan products to the Russian market because of the lengthening of the route of delivery of cargoes and increase of traffic.”
Moldovan President asks the head of the Russian government in the near future “to consider out of the current situation relating to transportation of Moldovan goods to the Russian Federation through the territory of Ukraine”.
We will remind, on December 26, the national security Council and defense of Ukraine has imposed sanctions in response to Russian aggression near the Kerch Strait. The new restrictions apply to members of the State Duma of the Russian Federation and enterprises that help the Russian army.
In response, on December 29 by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree banning the import into Russia of a number of Ukrainian goods. The document provides for restrictions on the import of certain categories of goods produced in Ukraine or transported to Russia by transit through Ukrainian territory. Under the restrictions were food products (bread and bakery products, confectionery products, beer and wine, oil, etc.), a number of items of agricultural and industrial equipment, certain raw materials, household chemicals and hygiene products.
On 22 October, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on the introduction of new “special economic measures” against Ukraine. The restrictions were imposed in connection with the “imposition of restrictive measures against the citizens and legal entities of Russia.”
November 1, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree on the introduction of sanctions against Ukraine. The list includes 322 individuals and 68 entities. Later it became known that Russian sanctions may get more than three hundred Ukrainian companies.
December 26, the national security Council and defense of Ukraine has imposed sanctions in response to Russian aggression in the area of the Kerch Strait. The new restrictions will affect members of the State Duma of the Russian Federation and enterprises that help the Russian army.
In late December, the Russian government expanded the list of persons and organizations of Ukraine, against which the Kremlin imposed new sanctions. It was added more than 200 people and organizations. In total, the list included 245 individuals and companies.