Russia opening its market for Georgian animal products

Photo: Russia opening its market for Georgian animal products
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Tbilisi, Georgia, Aug. 25

By Nana Kirtzkhalia - Trend:

The Georgian products to be exported to Russia from October 14, 2014, will also include fish, honey and lamb.

An agreement on this was reached in Moscow Aug. 21 at a meeting between the Georgian National Food Agency's Head Zurab Chekurashvili and the Russian Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance (Rosselkhoznadzor) Head, Sergey Dankvert.

Chekurashvili told reporters in Tbilisi on Aug. 25 that Georgia is ready to increase supplies of citrus plants, peaches, apples, pears, and quince to Russia, and also to start exporting animal products - lamb, fish and honey.

Currently, the parties are solving the necessary technical issues related to the exports.

It should be noted that today Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili said his country will increase exports to Russia.

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