Deputy Minister of agriculture of the Republic Vladimir of them said that Russia planned to deliver 40 thousand tons of tangerines.
SUKHUM, 3 Dec. SARIA Kiut. Abkhazia is ready to engage with Russia in negotiations on increase in deliveries of oranges, said Deputy Minister of agriculture of the Republic Vladimir of them.
Russia from January 1, 2016 banned the import of a number of Turkish goods in response to an act of aggression Turkey, whose air force has shot down a Russian su-24 bomber. Under the embargo, in particular, were and tangerines.
“Of course, we will not be able to deliver to Russia the whole volume of citrus, which supplied the Turkey, although substantially all of our agricultural products to Russia. This year we plan to deliver in the Russian Federation 40 thousand tons”, — said Daurs.
He explained that the tangerines are perennial plants, and to increase supply of need to do new planting. According to him, Abkhazia is ready to discuss with Russia the necessary amount of supply, marketing and Finance.