Merkel’s conservative CDU/CSU bloc has won the Bundestag electionsWorld September 25, 5:37
German Social Democrats interested in boosting ties with Moscow - Russian senatorRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 25, 2:42
US declaration on UN reform is not organization’s document - LavrovRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 24, 13:34
US not to strike on DPRK as it is aware Pyongyang has nuclear weapon - LavrovRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 24, 13:32
US forces assist Syrian opposition force in crossing IS positionsRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 24, 12:55
Putin discusses Russia’s economy growth with ministersBusiness & Economy September 24, 2:38
Lavrov warns against partition of SyriaRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 23, 0:00
Lavrov calls to coordinate Russian, US military action in SyriaRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 22, 21:05
Lavrov blames Obama administration for souring Russia-US tiesRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 22, 20:41
“As for some sections of the border with Ukraine, I would share your concerns over this issue,” he told members of the State Duma lower house of parliament. “We have a feeling that Ukraine has already got membership in the European Union,” he said.
“I share your concerns. The goods and products that are nor actually Ukrainian may be delivered to Russia. All the relevant agencies should take a co-ordinated approach to this. There are reasonable doubts concerning authenticity of the documents presented by the shippers from Ukraine,” the official said.
“The so-called false transit channel has opened now. The most typical example of this is the automobile delivery of pork to Ulan-Bator, which we have returned. Meat supplies are also made to such countries as Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan. Now it’s everyday worries for us,” he said.
He added that a sharp increase in fish imports from the countries that “had previously not boasted such volumes” has been registered. “As soon as we had it out with Norway, such importers as the Faroe Islands and Greenland have emerged. I never knew that these countries make these amounts of fish products,” the Federal Customs Service head said.