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USDA called MED wait with Turkish tomatoes

Ministry of Agriculture Ministry of Economic Development has proposed is not to allow the import of Turkish tomatoes. On Friday, November 18, "Interfax" informs referring to Director of Food Markets Regulation Department of the Ministry of Vladimir Volik.

"On the need to delay the import of tomatoes from Turkey for two or three years, we have stated in the Ministry of Economic Development, while the matter is studied", - he said on the sidelines of the II World Grain Forum in Sochi. According Volik, on Friday at the Forum is scheduled to meet with the Minister of Agriculture of Turkey, where the issue of the resumption of deliveries "will certainly be raised."

The need to delay the import of Turkish tomatoes official explained to the rapid development of the domestic greenhouse agriculture. Investing in greenhouses gone, and you need two or three years, so they took to the level paid back, and the products become competitive. If you suddenly discover the import from Turkey, the domestic production will lose in price, said the representative of the Ministry of Agriculture.

In late October, resumed deliveries to Russia of Turkish citrus. From October this year to March of 2017-Turkey plans to import more than 600 thousand tons of this production.

11 October Russian government changed the list of prohibited products to be imported from Turkey. Because of the embargo brought fresh and dried oranges, fresh or dried tangerines, peaches and nectarines, apricots and plums. In chickens and turkeys, cloves, tomatoes, onions, cauliflower, cucumbers, apples, pears, grapes, strawberries and strawberry, bubble gum, and salt ban still applies.

The same day, Rosselkhoznadzor said that will not prevent the return of the Russian market of Turkish vegetables and fruit, as the embargo was purely political measure, and from the claims department was not to goods.

Moscow has imposed a number of sanctions against Ankara, including banned the import of certain goods, after the November 2015, the Turkish Air Force shot down a Russian Su-24, participated in operations against militants in Syria. In June, 2016-th President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan apologized for the incident, while restrictions were gradually removed.

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