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Putin bans Turkish organizations in Russia

Source: Asbarez | Tuesday, 29 December 2015
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Putin imposes restrictions on Turkish organizations in Russia. (Source: Armenpress)

Putin imposes restrictions on Turkish organizations in Russia. (Source: Armenpress)

YEREVAN (Armenpress)— Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree that bans and restricts Turkish organizations from performing various kinds of work in Russia. The list is determined by the government of the Russian Federation.

“Signs of finding businesses under the control of the citizens of the Turkish Republic and (or) organizations under the jurisdiction of the Republic of Turkey, shall be determined in accordance with parts 1 and 2 of article 5 of the Federal law dated 29 April 2008 “On procedures for foreign investments in economic societies having strategic value for ensuring of national defense and state security”, – stated in the text of the decree.

The decree from December 28 shall come into force from the day of its official publication.

Russia had already taken a number of special economic measures against Turkey that were said to come into force on January 1 2016. For example, under some of these measures, Russian employers are prohibited from recruiting Turkish citizens.

The government has also included 53 companies and organizations in the list of employers and customers of works that are not covered by this prohibition.

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