The Russian authorities banned the import of vegetables and fruits from Egypt, announced on September 16 the news Agency «Interfax». The ban comes into force on September 22.
The Deputy head of the Rosselkhoznadzor Julia Shvabauskene announced that a temporary restriction applies to such products as citrus, potatoes, tomatoes, etc.
According to her, the reason for the ban was not effective enough job fitosanitarnomu of Egypt, in which the Rosselkhoznadzor repeatedly detected in Egyptian products «quarantine pests».
September 13, Rosselkhoznadzor warned the planned restrictions on the import of Egyptian vegetables and fruits due to violations of sanitary norms.