Medvedev condemned the protectionist measures of individual countries

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Activesprite in photobacteria-Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev participates in the meeting of the Council of heads of governments of SCOMedvedev condemned the protectionist measures of individual countries© RIA Novosti / Alexander Activesprite the image Bank

Protectionist measures by individual States are often turned into political blackmail, said at the meeting of heads of government of the SCO Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev.

«The external environment in which we operate remain challenging. They can hardly be called comfortable. Has been sorely tested in General, the system of strategic stability. To hold a dominant position, some States use methods of unfair competition, introduced protectionist measures, illegal unilateral sanctions, sometimes it comes down to political blackmail,» he said.

«The main attack is directed against Russia, China as key members of the Shanghai organization,» he said.