Earlier, the United States threatened Turkish companies with secondary sanctions for violating the sanctions regime against Russia.
Turkey began to block the clearance of the transit of sanctioned goods that are supplied to Russia as part of parallel imports. This is reported by Kommersant FM with reference to market participants.
According to the commercial director of Transasia Logistics, Valeria Savenkova, one should not wait for official decisions from the authorities regarding the blocking of transit. She noted that Turkey would thus confirm its participation in the supply of sanctioned goods to Russia.
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Interlocutors of the publication on the market associate this decision of the authorities with the visit of US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken to the country. Earlier, Washington threatened companies in Turkey with secondary sanctions for violating the sanctions regime against Russia.