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No evidence of resale of Ukrainian grain to Poland was found in Lithuania

Ukraine
Published Mar 2, 2024

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Lithuanian Minister of Agriculture, Kyastutis Navickas, has dismissed claims that Ukrainian grain is being transported from Lithuania to Poland and sold as Polish products. He suggested that the allegations are a ploy by Polish farmers to draw attention to themselves. Navickas highlighted that Lithuania imports more grain from Poland than it exports, rendering the fears of Polish farmers baseless. He also noted that the protesting farmers have failed to provide any evidence to support their claims.
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The Ministry of Agriculture and Customs found no evidence that Ukrainian grain is transported from Lithuania to Poland and sold under the guise of its own products. This was stated by Lithuanian Minister of Agriculture Kyastutis Navickas, writes LRT. He emphasized that Polish farmers are trying to draw attention to themselves by blocking the border. The minister noted that more Polish grain is imported to Lithuania than Lithuanian grain to Poland, and called the fears of the farmers of the neighboring country groundless. According to the government official, the protesting Polish farmers did not submit complaints or evidence to Lithuania that part of the Ukrainian grain brought to Lithuania is transformed into Lithuanian grain and returned from Lithuania to Poland. Blocking an international corridor that is particularly important for the three Baltic states will naturally attract a lot of attention, and this is one way to attract that attention. I would say that Lithuania is a ...
Source: Agropolit
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