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Russia Imposes Economic Restrictions Against Turkey After Downing of Su-24

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on Saturday to boost national security and introduce economic measures against Turkey, the Kremlin press service said.

“Russian President V.V. Putin has signed a Decree ‘On Measures to Guarantee National Security in the Russian Federation and Protect Russian Citizens Against Criminal and Other Illegal Actions, and on Special Economic Measures Against the Turkish Republic,” the statement said.

The visa-free regime between the countries will be suspended.

Russian travel agencies will have to stop selling tours to Turkey after January 1, 2016, according to Kremlin.

Charter air transportation between Russia and Turkey will also be banned.

Moreover, Russia will restrict import of certain Turkish goods, the statement said.


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