Prime Minister of Belarus Andrei Kobyakov in an interview with TV channel “Mir 24” has stood for “Belarusian shrimp” and “Belarusian apples” in large numbers are entering the territory of the Russian Federation after the introduction of its so-called “food counter-sanctions”.
According to Kobyakov, that Belarus exports to Russia in 5 times more apples than it produces itself, there is nothing strange. He does not believe it is amazing and the fact that his country is a supplier of seafood, having no outlet to the sea.
Kobyakov said that in the case of apples we are talking about the re-export of “nesanktsionnymi” countries. The politician, however, did not explain why they do not deliver to Russia directly.
With regards to shrimp, the Prime Minister acknowledged that Belarus they do not grow, but produce processing: cleaned, salted, etc. as a result of the product changes product code, the product begins to conform to the rules of economic policy of the Customs Union and claims it to be.
He added that in the case of (“God forbid”) of violations of the law in the supply, “of course, you need to ensure the prosecution of those individuals involved in this case”.