EU Commission: Unacceptable Russian Trade Ban

PeopleOther ♦ Published: August 23, 2013; 16:01 ♦ (Vindobona)

Stefan Füle, EU Commissioner for Enlargement and Neigborhood Policy, expressed his anger at Russia’s measures to ban Ukrainian products from the domestic market.

EU Commission: Unacceptable Russian Trade Ban / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / Danny Cornelissen [http://www.portpictures.nl]

Experts consider this step as a Russian “punishment” for Ukraine’s efforts to sign a far-reaching association agreement with the European Union. Furthermore, the former Sovjet Republic refuses to join a Customs Union with Kazakhstan and Belarus, pushed by Russia. The EU Comissioner presses for a termination of the Russian-Ukrainian trade war, according to zn.ua.

“It is…