Russia’s pork ban challenged in WTO
- From wire reports, RIGA
The European Union launched a case against Russia at the World Trade Organization (WTO) on Tuesday, April 8, over a ban imposed on all EU pork imports after cases of African swine fever were detected in the bloc, reports the DPA news agency. The issue comes amid the worst crisis between Moscow and the West since the fall of the Soviet Union, following Russia's widely condemned annexation of Ukraine's Crimea peninsula."This trade ban has exposed the EU farming sector to significant losses," the European Commission said, adding that Russia's decision in January t...
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