Russia is involved in working with the United Kingdom in a variety of fields, especially security and the economy, told on Tuesday by the new Russian ambassador to London, Andrei Kelin, also referring to trade restrictions that will be removed following Brexit.
“There’s a range of areas. We’ve’ cataloged’ all of these areas in Moscow… I know about what we’re going to have to do. As for Brexit, I wouldn’t say we’ve got a firm stance on whether it’s going to be very good or terrible for us.
As we see it, Brexit offers some greater opportunities that might be of importance to us in trade terms and economy, “Kelin told Russian reporters, emphasizing that Russia was prepared to collaborate irrespective of the progress of the scenario. If the UK doesn’t leave the European Union, the collaboration will be predictable as it will be carried out on the grounds of existing agreements within it.
“Many old trade barriers, introduced by the EU, will crumble, about 20 barriers, which have hampered and continue to impede our trade with the EU Member States. I am referring to barriers referring to steel, chemical products, and the EU is now putting invented tariffs on chromium, and so on.There are also some expired restrictions and prohibitions with the UK, for example on a pharmaceutical exchange, or some obstacles that are focused on laws that now hinder the growth of collaboration,’Kelin explained
The ambassador who recently replaced the seat of Alexander Yakovenko expressed hope that the nations will find common ground on all the issues that impede cooperation. He noted that there was a new bilateral trade deal between Moscow & London on the ag