Poland and Ukraine once again agreed on Grain Transport

Poland and Ukraine once again agreed on Grain Transport

Europe News Desk !!Poland Agriculture Minister Robert Telus said after two days of talks with the Ukrainian side that grain shipments from Ukraine through Poland will resume on Friday. The transport will be escorted and monitored by a special electronic system while passing through Poland to make sure that not a single ton of grain (from Ukraine) remains in Poland, he said at a press conference. Poland’s Development and Technology Minister Waldemar Buda said Poland would maintain a ban on the import of agricultural goods, but would allow passage from Poland to four Polish ports and other European countries, Xinhua news agency reported. He added that grain transport through Poland would be sealed with an electronic GPS seal.

Hungary and Slovakia have imposed similar import restrictions, joining Poland, which last week banned both imports and transit through the country after it saw protests by farmers against low prices. “We are aware of the situation of Polish farmers and the Polish side understands Ukrainian farmers,” First Deputy Prime Minister and Economy of Ukraine Yulia Sviridenko, who is visiting Warsaw for talks, told a joint news conference. The European Union (EU) criticized member states for imposing individual restrictions and they are set to discuss the measures on Wednesday, according to a senior EU official.


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