The Ministry of agriculture of Moldova invited the Rosselkhoznadzor of the Russian Federation to check the products

The Ministry of agriculture of Moldova invited the Rosselkhoznadzor of the Russian Federation to check the products


In Moldova offer to return to the provisions signed between Russia and Moldova of the Memorandum on safety of plant production.

CHISINAU, 9 Oct. The Minister of agriculture and food industry of Moldova ion Sula, invited the Rosselkhoznadzor experts to Chisinau to assess the quality of local products, said Friday in a press-service of the Ministry.

The members of the Moldovan delegation headed Rip in his visit to the Russian Federation met with representatives of the Ministry of agriculture of Russia and Rosselkhoznadzor. The parties discussed the work of the National food safety Agency of Moldova (NAPBL) in the sanitary-veterinary area, as well as aspects associated with the removal of problems detected by the Rosselkhoznadzor in the business of slaughtering animals in November 2014.

“The Minister invited the Russian phytosanitary experts of the office to visit Moldova in the winter to discuss with specialists of the National Agency of food safety phytosanitary requirements of the Russian Federation”, — reported in a press-service of the Ministry of agriculture of Moldova.

Moldovan officials have suggested that the parties back to the provisions signed between the countries of the Memorandum on safety of plant production and requested that it be included in the list of exporters of meat products and other Moldovan company, whose products meet the standards of the Russian Federation.

Relations between Moscow and Chisinau deteriorated in the summer of 2014, when the Moldovan Parliament ratified the Association agreement with the European Union. By Convention, Moldova should fully open its market to European goods. Russia, fearing that the market of the CIS and the Customs Union via Moldova will receive the re-export of goods from the EU, imposed a temporary ban on imports of certain Moldovan products.

In particular, there are restrictions on the import into Russia of meat and wine from Moldova, except for Transnistria and Gagauzia. In February 2015, the Rosselkhoznadzor has allowed the import to Russia of the Moldavian apples, from August allowed to import seven “fruit” companies, in September — were allowed to begin deliveries of apples, pears, quince, apricots and peaches in Russia 46 enterprises.