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Russia’a Watchdog Expects Growth in Import of Georgian Fruit and Vegetables to Russia

Russia’a Watchdog Expects Growth in Import of Georgian Fruit and Vegetables to Russia

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.