Slovakia Suspends Imports of Ukrainian Grain

 / Go to the mediabankA view shows wheat to be harvested in a field in Zaporozhye region, Ukraine. / Go to the mediabankInternationalIndiaAfricaBRATISLAVA (Sputnik) – Slovakia will temporarily suspend imports of grain and other selected products from Ukraine, Slovak Prime Minister Eduard Heger said on Monday. “Slovakia will temporarily suspend imports of grain and other certain products from Ukraine. A meeting of the working group will be held today on this topic,” Heger wrote on social media. On Sunday, former Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico called on the country’s authorities to ban the import of grain from Ukraine immediately, saying that the farmers of Slovakia “have been crying for help for a long time.”WorldInflux of Ukraine’s Cheap Grain to Europe ‘Fuels Anger, Erodes Support’ for Kiev Regime2 April, 12:52 GMTThe EU’s Eastern European members are beginning to question support for the Kiev regime due to the enormous glut of duty-free Ukrainian grain on the market that is sparking anger among rural communities. Farmers in Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Hungary and Bulgaria cannot compete with the influx of low-cost Ukrainian grain and emphasize that such practices undermine the rules of fair trade. Istanbul Grain DealTop 10 Destinations of Ukrainian Grain14 March, 12:45 GMTPoland and Hungary have already halted imports of Ukrainian grain to protect their farmers, while Bulgaria is eyeing a similar policy.


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