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SOCHI, May 31. /TASS/. The Russian government is not considering expansion of the list of countries covered by the food embargo or a wider range of embargoed products, Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich said on Monday after the Sino-Russian energy cooperation commission meeting.
"[This is] not considered," the official said responding to a relevant question.
The Russian government is already preparing documents to extend the food embargo until 2017 year-end and will approach the Russian president with the relevant proposal.
"The embargo is currently effective until the end of August. I think these documents will be approved unless some miraculous changes occur in the geopolitics," Dvorkovich said.
It was reported earlier the Russian Ministry of Agriculture is drafting the government decree to extend the food embargo until 2017 year-end. No expansion in the list of products banned for import to Russia is proposed.