Russia-Turkey relations

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Turkey and Russia signed a memorandum on lifting trade restrictio­ns against each other, Turkish

presidenti­al sources said on May 22, after Ankara and Moscow agreed at a meeting this month to settle trade disputes. The memorandum was signed by Simsek and his Russian counterpar­t Arkady Dvorkovich in Istanbul, the sources said. The signing marked an important step in normalizin­g and improving economic and trade relations between Turkey and Russia, they said. However, restrictio­ns on imports of Turkish tomatoes are still in place, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Tuesday.

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