Turkey is preparing a complaint to the WTO on Russian sanctions

The Turkish authorities are preparing materials to submit a complaint to the WTO in connection with the imposition of economic sanctions by Russia. About it as transfers RBC, said the Minister of economy of Turkey Mustafa Elitas newspaper the Daily Sabah. The Minister compared the relationship with Russia the weather forecast: «Sometimes Sunny, sometimes raining or cloudy.»

Turkish hackers hack Instagram of the Minister of communications of Russia

«When it is cloudy they do not comply with the international rules of trade,» he said, adding that the Ministry has created a special body to deal with complaints of Turkish businessmen working with Russian partners.

Elites told reporters that at present, the Turkish side collects evidence. The Minister also promised that international courts will restore the rights of all victims of Russian sanctions.

However, he stressed that trade should be «a moral basis». «Entrepreneurs confided to the Russian government and put the money into the country. We are trying to be patient, but waiting for the embargo against Turkey,» said Elitas.

In addition, the Minister spoke about a «backup plan» of Turkey is intended to redirect Russia’s share of exports to other countries, such as the markets of the countries of Africa.

Recall, 24 November, the Turkish air force shot down a Russian military aircraft that violated the airspace of Turkey. Killed the pilot of the Russian su-24. Before that, Ankara repeatedly warned Moscow about the impermissibility of provocative flights and even shot down a Russian UAV production, which also violated the border.

After the incident with the plane of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin demanded an official apology, and the President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan refused to do so.

On 28 November, Russia imposed sanctions against Turkey. According to them, Turkish organizations or companies controlled by Turkish nationals, are deprived of the right to engage Russia in the construction, architectural and engineering design, travel industry and hospitality business. The sanctions also provide for the abolition of visa-free regime with Turkey.

However, the government has compiled a list of companies for which an exception is being made. It includes 53 organizations among them large construction companies, as well as «Renault Russia» and «Ford Sollers», which assemble cars.

In addition to the construction and tourism anti-Turkish sanctions could be extended to the hotel business, timber processing, training pilots and government contracts in all sectors. And the Ministry has proposed to ban the import of 70-80% of light industry goods from Turkey.

Russian authorities had previously called the conditions for the restoration of relations between States, among them — the formal apology for the downed plane and the payment of compensation. In Ankara dismissed these claims, indicating that the plane was shot down due to the violation of the airspace of Turkey, a fact which is categorically denied by the defense Ministry.

Turkish hackers hack Instagram of the Minister of communications of Russia

Turkish hackers broke into the account of the Minister of communications and mass media of Russia Nikolay Nikiforov on the social network Instagram.

As informs «Interfax», currently on the website of the Minister in Instagram posted the information that the account is hacked by Turkish hackers from the group Börteçine Siber Tim, pass «Vedomosti».

The page also published promotional materials relating to Turkey, including photos of Turkish flags and images of the aircraft, with captions in English and Turkish.

Turkey is preparing a complaint to the WTO on Russian sanctions 04.01.2016

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