Moscow. June 18. Russia from June 18 to prohibit the re-export of crop products, especially vegetables and fruits, from a number of African countries, said the head of the Rosselkhoznadzor Sergey Dankvert.
This is done to ensure that under the guise of African products in Russia is not imported products from countries, the supply of which is prohibited, he explained.
“In order to prevent the import of the sanctions, the decision to limit the re-export of products of high phytosanitary risk from Cameroon, Sierra Leone and the Democratic Republic of Congo”, – said the head of Rosselkhoznadzor.
In addition, prohibited the supply of pears, apples, tomatoes, strawberries and mushrooms from Benin, côte d’ivoire, Nigeria, Guinea-Bissau, the Republic of Guinea, Burkina Faso.
“Supply of this product is possible only through checkpoints on the Russian border with the certificates of these countries, there is no re-export should not be”, – said Dankvert.
Informed Dankvert told journalists that the problem lies in the fact that African countries have confirmed their certificates, but the Russian side does not see the delivery, “because she is supposedly in Holland, and from Holland without any documents in Latvia and Lithuania to Poland and then to Belarus, and from Belarus – to us.” In the course of this route is not excluded the substitution of production for the products of those countries, the supply of which is prohibited under the Russian food embargo.