Turkish importers have stopped buying Russian corn, wheat and sunflower oil. On Monday, March 20, reported Reuters citing informed sources.
One of the interlocutors of the Agency suggested that the Turkish customs has been instructed not to unload the ships with Russian agricultural products.
It is also reported that on March 20 the representatives of business (in particular, the companies producing flour) will meet with the Turkish government and the state Grain Board.
Trade representation of Turkey in Russia confirmed the information about the termination of the procurement, reports, in turn, RIA Novosti.
16 March, the Director of the Russian Institute for agricultural market studies Dmitry Rylko reported, Ankara does not issue licenses for duty-free supplies of wheat, corn and sunflower meal from a number of countries, including Russia.
The Ministry of economy and agriculture of Turkey officially not confirmed the introduction of any restrictions on duty-free import of Russian wheat.
Russia intends to take any further action to recover the amount of money which Ukraine owes for undertaken obligations. This statement was made by Finance Minister Anton Siluanov, commenting on the decision of the High court of London in the case of Ukraine's debt to Russia on Eurobonds for $ 3 billion.
Kiev respects the decision of the High court of London, a debt dispute with Moscow, reported the Ministry of Finance. "The English court did not support the position of Ukraine concerning the so-called Russian debt, but allowed the appeal", — is told in the statement of the Ukrainian Ministry of Finance.
The decision of the High court of London shall be final and binding Ukraine to pay Russia the debt on Eurobonds for three billion dollars, according to the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation. "Any additional hearings on this matter in the High Court of London not expected", — noted in the Ministry.
In the USA the employee of the state Department is accused of making false statements to the FBI about interaction with a foreign intelligence agent. According to authorities, 60-year-old Candace Mary Claiborne who have access to classified information not reported on their contacts with Chinese intelligence, which gave her and her family members gifts and benefits.
Russians Vladimir Morozov and Evgenia Tarasova and take third place in the short program at the world figure skating Championships in Helsinki. The pair scored 79,37 points. The first place belongs to the representatives of China sui Wenjing and Han Cong, the assets of which 81.23 points.
"Barcelona" will offer Argentine striker Lionel Messi a contract under which he will receive 35 million euros per season. According to Spanish publication Marca, both parties are interested in the extension of the agreement, the validity of which ends in the summer of 2018.