• 15/04/2024 19:11

Latvia has banned the import of Russian and Belarusian agricultural products

The Seimas of Latvia approved in the final reading amendments to the law on agriculture and rural development, prohibiting the import of agricultural products from Russia and Belarus. Interfax-Ukraine writes about this.

Latvia has banned the import of Russian and Belarusian agricultural products

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What is known

According to amendments developed by several ministries, the import of Russian and Belarusian agricultural and feed products into Latvia is also prohibited from third countries.

The ban will be in force until July 1, 2025 , but can be extended if necessary.

The annotation to the amendments explains that Latvia, as a country bordering Russia, is moving towards an early severance of economic ties with the aggressor country in order to protect its security. Latvia's initiative is an additional element of the overall sanctions policy of the European Union.

The Cabinet of Ministers will approve rules that will list specific agricultural products and feed prohibited from being imported into Latvia.

minfin.com.ua

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