Russia will not lift embargo on tomatoes supplies from Turkey in coming yearsStaff Writer | June 23, 2017
Russia will not cancel the embargo on tomatoes import from Turkey in coming years, Minister of Agriculture Alexander Tkachev told TASS.
Food trade Minister of Agriculture Alexander Tkachev:
Russia has lifted almost all restrictions on deliveries of agricultural products from Turkey to date.
Tomatoes remain under prohibition. Russian veterinary and phytosanitary watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor also keeps restrictions on import of tomatoes, bell pepper, grenadines, aubergines, lettuce, iceberg salad, marrows and pumpkins. ■