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Slovakia extends ban on imports of agricultural products from Ukraine and adds new items

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Published Nov 30, 2023

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Slovakia has decided to extend the ban on imports of agricultural products from Ukraine, including honey, sugar, malt, and soybeans. The ban will also tighten transit rules for all other agricultural products and food from Ukraine. This decision is due to the lack of a unified European solution for Ukrainian goods, and Slovakia's Defense Minister confirmed they will not provide Ukraine with weapons but will offer humanitarian and civilian assistance instead.
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Slovakia will extend the ban on imports of agricultural products from Ukraine. In addition to grains, the ban will also apply to imports of honey, sugar, malt, and soybeans, Novinky.cz reports. The Slovak government, headed by Prime Minister Robert Fico, has decided to extend the ban on imports of agricultural products from Ukraine and tighten transit rules. “In addition to wheat, corn, rapeseed and sunflower seeds, the ban will be extended to imports of honey, sugar, malt and soybeans. According to the proposal of the Minister of Agriculture Richard Takacs, the transit of all other agricultural products and food from Ukraine will be subject to a customs ban. This means that the cargo will be sealed at customs,” the newspaper writes. In its proposal, the Ministry of Agriculture noted that the measures are necessary, including due to the lack of a pan-European solution for Ukrainian goods. To recap, Slovakia’s Defense Minister confirmed to the NATO Secretary General the refusal to ...
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