The Russian Agriculture Ministry prepares draft Government decree to extend food embargo until the end of 2017, according to TASS. At the same time, the ministry does not propose to expand the list of the products prohibited for import to Russia, Agriculture Minister Alexander Tkachev told journalists on Friday.
"The Russian Agriculture Ministry has already started to prepare the draft decree providing extension of the response measures until the end of 2017. The list of agricultural products is not planned for expansion, we are talking only about extending the duration," he said, adding that extension of food embargo is "good news for domestic agricultural producers."
Friday May 27, 20167 TASS/ Russia.