Russian President Vladimir Putin , signed a decree that imposes economic sanctions on Turkey in response to the criminal actions of the Ottoman country last Tuesday shot down a Russian military aircraft on the Syrian border.
the decree, which comes into force on 1 January 2016, prohibits Russian companies hire Turkish citizens as well as the importation of products from that country suspends policy visa waiver that was in force since 2011 and requires tourism companies to end cooperation with the Turkish tourism sector.
the Ministry of Transport, in turn, must ensure cancellation of all charter flights between Russia and Turkey while the current decree remains in force, Russia today reported.
a new escalation of tension threatening attempts to form a single large coalition to fight the jihadist group Islamic State, Moscow kept his promise and made effective threats against Turkey.
"the president has mobilized the most the level required by the circumstances. The circumstances are unprecedented. A Russia has thrown down a challenge unprecedented ", had warned hours before the Kremlin spokesman, Dmitri Peskov, quoted by the news agency EFE.
In an interview broadcast today on Russian television, Peskov said the reaction of Russia "corresponds" to the magnitude of the challenge.
the first to warn of sanctions had been Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, who last Thursday, predicted that the aim was to "implement limitations or prohibitions "to the business of Turkish companies on Russian territory.
in turn, deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich said today that at the request of the Kremlin, each ministry was preparing a list of concrete proposals for restrictions could be imposed on the Turkish nation.
"of course, we shall endeavor to safeguard a balance of interests, so that Russian companies working with the Turkish market will not suffer heavy losses "said the Russian minister of Economy, Alexei Uliukayev, who gave no further details on sanctions.
what I knew from Thursday that Russia would suspend from 1 January 2016 the exemption scheme visa with Turkey, the second preferred tourist destination for Russians.
According to estimates by Moscow, if its citizens leave to travel to Turkey the tourism sector in the country will lose up to 10,000 million dollars a year, equivalent Turkish surplus in the trade between the two countries.
the conflict between Moscow and Ankara came amid a conflict worldwide.
Turkey, a NATO member, is part of one allied international coalition led by the United States last year start an air campaign to combat EI (Islamic State), which has proved unable to stop the advance of this Islamist group.
Only when Russia, ironclad Al Assad, began to bomb a few months ago this militia in Syria, Islamists began to suffer heavy casualties and seem to have lost its expansive capacity on the ground.
After the attacks of 13-N Paris and the downing of a Russian airliner in the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt -both facts claimed by the Islamic State, France put all their dedication in trying to form a broad international coalition that includes the United States and Russia.
But the attack on the Russian plane, huge impact worldwide because it is the first time in 50 years that a member of NATO shoots down an airplane from Russia, jeopardizes the chances of coordinating attacks against jihadist group in Iraq and Syria.
After the downing of the plane, Moscow deployed on Thursday antiaircraft missile systems S-400 to protect against new attacks on Russian pilots involved in bombing missions in the country . Arab
"we can confirm one thing: the Russian pilots are insured in case of new dangers. The corresponding air defense system has already been installed "Peskov, Peskov said.
stressed that the" attack back "struck by Turkey, as has described Moscow's downing of the Su-24, has caused a" difficult damage repair "the Russian-Turkish bilateral relations.
" Putin said we saw Turkey as an ally. All that was destroyed literally in an instant by a shot of an F-16 Turkish, "he noted.
Meanwhile, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, today expressed his sadness over the downing of the warplane and he wished it had never happened but again defended the performance of the Turkish Army and reiterated his criticism of Russia's actions in Syria.
"we are truly saddened by this incident. We wish it had not happened, but it happened. I hope it never happens again something like this, "he lamented the president in a speech to supporters in the city of Balikesir in western Turkey.
also repeated his desire to meet with Putin and said he hopes to have the opportunity to do so at the climate summit that begins on Monday in Paris.
Hours before the intervention of Erdogan, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkey had asked the citizens not to travel to Russia, unless it is strictly necessary
the alert department travelers potential "problems" and asks them to delay their travel until the situation "clarification"