Turkey and Russia will continue consultations on the supply of tomatoes

© RIA Novosti / Igor Taraborrelli in fotobanka tomatoes. Archival photoTurkey and Russia will continue consultations on the supply of tomatoes© RIA Novosti / Igor Taraborrelli the image Bank

Turkey and Russia will continue consultations on the issue of supply of tomatoes, told reporters Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich.

«Consultations will have to go,» said Dvorkovich, answering the question.

In early may Russian President Vladimir Putin after talks with the head of Turkey Tayyip Erdogan announced agreement on a «comprehensive decision on the lifting of restrictive measures in mutual trade», indicating that restrictions on the supply of tomatoes is saved. He explained that this issue is linked to the payback period of costs of the Russian manufacturers.

Monday, may 22, Russia and Turkey signed in Istanbul a joint statement on mutual lifting of trade restrictions. The Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev confirmed that the restrictions on tomatoes will remain in force.

Dvorkovich in early may said that the restrictions on supplies to Russia of tomatoes from Turkey can be stored for three to five years, but will be flexible. In particular, he followed Putin pointed out that during the year there are seasonal periods when Russia imports a significant portion of tomatoes. As noted Dvorkovich, have yet to clarify the specific mechanism of such flexible restrictions associated with the duties or other possible measures.