Russia invites Baltic partners to attend naval review in St. PetersburgMilitary & Defense July 27, 19:38
Russia’s new ambassador to Turkey presents his credentials to ErdoganRussian Politics & Diplomacy July 27, 19:03
Deadly wildfires in southern EuropeWorld July 27, 18:20
Russia interested in cooperation with Finland on Arctic environmentBusiness & Economy July 27, 18:14
New US anti-Russia sanctions way to pursue its economic interests with cynicism — PutinRussian Politics & Diplomacy July 27, 18:11
Moscow surgeons separate newborn Siamese twins conjoined at head in 30 minutesSociety & Culture July 27, 17:57
Putin believes ending bloodshed in Syria crucialRussian Politics & Diplomacy July 27, 17:48
Russia’s 6th-generation fighter jet to get lasers capable of burning missile homing headsMilitary & Defense July 27, 17:36
Washington to use new sanctions to curb Russian energy projects, experts sayBusiness & Economy July 27, 17:15
MOSCOW, September 15. /ITAR-TASS/. Egypt plans to increase export of fruits and vegetables to Russia amid Moscow’s embargo on the imported Western food, Egyptian Minister of Trade Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour said Monday.
“Egypt is not only ready to boost export, but seeks to do this. We support Russia in the current circumstances. Egypt is not subjected to pressure and will take steps that correspond to the country’s national interests,” the Egyptian minister said in Moscow.
Last year, Egypt exported to Russia a total of 325,000 tons of potatoes and 230,000 tons of oranges. According to the minister, who leads the delegation of 65 Egyptian exporting companies, Cairo could also supply Russia with pomegranates, apricots, peaches, grapes, as well as tomatoes and cucumbers.
Since March, the United States and the European Union have imposed a series of sanctions against Russia over its stance on the conflict in Ukraine. Moscow has responded by imposing an embargo on food imports from the countries that hit Russia with sanctions.