Russia’s neighbors were obviously pleased with fresh news about fruits and vegetables import, Rosselkhoznadzor spokesman Alexey Alekseenko said while talking about the Russian import ban on agricultural products from Turkey.
In his words, Georgia and Azerbaijan very positively received this notice, as they are given the opportunity to increase the supply of herbal products. In addition, Alekseenko talks about high quality of these products. Minister of Economy Kumsishvili commented on the abovementioned today, who said that good relations between Georgia’s neighbors is important for the country.
“I would like to point out that good relations between our neighbors is important for us, as well as to avoid escalation and to cease this conflict as soon as possible”, Kumsishvili says.
As reported, the ban on imports of fruits and vegetables from Turkey will come into effect in a few weeks. November 28, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree “On measures to ensure Russian national security and to protect Russian citizens from criminal and other unlawful actions and the application of special economic measures with respect to the Turkish Republic.
Russian Su-24 bomber was shot down on November 24 by the Turkish Air Force and crashed in the Syrian province of Latakia. The Turkish authorities accused Russia of violating its airspace. Moscow claims that the plane was flying over the territory of Syria only.