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Russia Energy Minister Aleksandr Novak said that tomato importswere understood in principle with Turkey to start on December 1st, noting that "some amendments to legislation are required. Related documents are being prepared, "he said.
Speaking at an event held in Sochi, Russia, Novak said that 50 thousand tonnes of tomatoes will be imported from 4 Turkish firms.
"We agreed in principle with Turkey"
The imports were understood in principle with Turkey to begin on 1 December, "some amendments to legislation must be made in this regard. Related documents are being prepared, "he said.
Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkador Dvorkovic explained that tomato imports from Turkey would cover December-April period.
Meanwhile, developments in agriculture are expected to be addressed at Russian-Turkish intergovernmental Commission, which will be held in Kazan, capital of Tatarstan, on 21 October.