MOSCOW, June 24. /TASS/. Russia’s agriculture ministry will update a list of food products subject to import ban and will toughen requirements to imports of certain products, a source in the ministry told TASS late on Tuesday.
The source refuted media reports that a document to this effect had already been submitted to the government. "The document is still being worked on by the agriculture ministry and will soon be referred to the government," the source said.
He confirmed that the document would have provisions toughening requirements to imports of certain categories of products but refused to go into detail saying the document was not yet ready.
The ministry’s press service refused to provide any comment.