EU and Russia meat talks continue
EU health commissioner Markos Kyprianou will meet the agriculture minister
Alexei Gordeyev of Russia today in an attempt to lift the Russian ban on Polish
EU chief veterinarians have been discussing the embargo at a technical level
with colleagues from Russia and Poland and the Commission is keeping quiet about
whether progress is being made.
Hopefully this afternoon they will
sign a 'memorandum of understanding', containing conditions under which the
Russians will promise not to cause any disruption to EU trade after the
accession of Romania and Bulgaria, which joined the EU at January
Earlier this week, Russia still claimed that it was right to
ban the imports of some Polish foods.
â€¢ European Union
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