Lithuania approves a list of nearly 3,000 banned goods from Russia and Belarus

Published May 24, 2024

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Lithuania has decided to ban over 2,800 products from Russia and Belarus from being imported into the country. The Ministry of Agriculture has prepared this list, which includes various products under 24 categories such as live animals, fish, milk products, plants, vegetables, fruits, beverages, tobacco, and more. The restrictions will be implemented from June 3. The ministry believes that these restrictive measures will weaken the economies of threating countries and strengthen Lithuania's national security.
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Lithuania has approved a list of products of Russian and Belarusian origin banned from import. The list of more than 2.8 thousand different products is yet to be approved by the government. Delfi writes about this with reference to the Ministry of Agriculture of the country. “The Lithuanian Ministry of Agriculture has prepared a specific list of agricultural products and feed of Russian and Belarusian origin banned from importation into the country,” the report says. The list includes 24 product groups – live animals, meat and offal, fish, milk and milk products, eggs, natural honey, products of non-animal origin, plants, vegetables, fruits, coffee and spices, grain, cereals, edible oils, beverages, tobacco and other products. According to the Ministry of Agriculture, the established restrictive measures are to be applied from June 3 this year. “Approval of this list of banned agricultural products and feed will weaken the economies of countries that pose a threat to Lithuania’s ...
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