Turkey sharply criticized trade relations with Russia: “who is This whom even the knife stuck in the back?! But we can answer that!”

The Turkish Minister stressed that the current situation in the economic relations between Ankara and Moscow are unacceptable.

Nihat
Zeybekci, Minister of economy of the Turkish Republic, commented on the words of the head
The Ministry of agriculture of the Russian Federation Alexander Tkachev, called the imposition of duties on imports
Russian wheat to Turkey “stab in the back”, reports “Dialog
UA”.

“What
for the “knife in the back”, it is still unknown who had the right to voice
such statements. At the same time the Minister noted that Russia hopes for
the normalization of relations with Turkey. This is a very positive word,” said
Zeybekci.

According to the Turkish
Minister, Ankara has not imposed any restrictions or prohibitions against
goods from the Russian Federation.

As for
the current situation in the economic relations between Turkey and Russia is
Zeybekci opinion, is unacceptable.

“Introducing
economic constraints, it is impossible to demand from the other side of failure
from the response. This is unacceptable. The restrictions also go
contrary to the position of the two leaders and positive political dialogue”,
– said the head of the economic Ministry of Turkey.

Recall
the Minister of agriculture of the Russian Federation Alexander Tkachev called Backstab introduction
duties on import of Russian wheat to Turkey.

As previously
reported, Ukraine and Turkey have agreed to expand
the strategic partnership between the two countries.