Army's contract for Ka-52 'Alligator' helicopters to continue till 2020Military & Defense December 07, 11:58
Russian astronomers fail to detect meteorite’s crash in SiberiaScience & Space December 07, 11:40
Russia’s Almaz-Antey to modernize Iran’s aircraft navigation systemMilitary & Defense December 07, 11:06
Russian colonel killed by 'opposition' shelling in AleppoMilitary & Defense December 07, 10:56
Mission Control Center reveals cause of Progress spacecraft lossScience & Space December 07, 10:44
The Range: The Caucasus from sea to seaSociety & Culture December 07, 10:27
OPEC, Russia agree on mutually accepted formula of oil production cut for 6 monthsBusiness & Economy December 07, 9:59
Maduro to oversee implementation of agreements on cooperation with Russia 'personally'Business & Economy December 07, 9:10
Washington says will negotiate with Moscow on Syria only 'if talks are constructive'World December 07, 8:35
MOSCOW, August 19. /ITAR-TASS/. Norwegian salmon’s delivery to Russia by re-export though Switzerland or Tunisia is impossible, the Russian Federal Fisheries Agency head said on Tuesday.
“For example, salmon from Norway will never be supplied through Switzerland or Tunisia because it does not physically exist there. The risk of serious inspections is very high there,” Ilya Shestakov, the head of the fisheries agency Rosrybolovstvo said on Rossiya 24 TV channel. “I think such cases (of re-export) of most fish species will be excluded,” he added.
According to the Rosrybolovstvo head, some unscrupulous importers may make attempts at fish re-exporting to profit from the situation, however, Russian competent authorities such as the veterinary watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor and the Federal Customs Service (FCS) will monitor such cases and check the products’ certificates of origin.
The Russian government earlier this month banned the imports of fish, beef, pork, poultry meat, cheeses, milk and fruit and vegetables from Australia, Canada, the European Union, United States and Norway for one year.
Rosselkhoznadzor head Sergei Dankvert told ITAR-TASS on August 18 that the agency recorded attempts of re-exporting through Belarus of European fruit and vegetables, banned for import into Russia.