Putin approves sanctions against Turkey

Putin responds to the downing of the Russian bomber in Syria

Putin attends video conference with Russia's personnel engaged in Syria military operation at Novo-Ogaryovo state residence outside Moscow

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree imposing a package of economic sanctions against Turkey following its downing of a Russian Su-24 bomber in Syria. The measures include banning several Turkish organizations and the import of certain goods.

A decree on “measures providing the national security of the Russian Federation and the protection of its citizens against criminal and other unlawful acts, and on imposing special economic measures in relation to Turkish Republic” was signed on Saturday, the Kremlin press service said.


The restrictions include: a ban on Turkish products, restrictions on Turkish companies operating in Russia, and a ban preventing Russian companies from hiring Turkish workers, among other restrictions.





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