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Russia scraps ban on Turkish tomatoes

Staff Writer |
Russia has agreed to end the ban on Turkish tomatoes, a key sector of the country’s agriculture. The move from Moscow comes amid improving relations with Ankara.

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The ban will officially stop on May 1. Under the new agreement, Turkey will be allowed to export up to 50,000 tons of tomatoes to Russia per year.

In return, Russia will be reportedly be allowed to export beef to Turkey. Prior to the ban, Turkey exported 360,000 tons of tomatoes per year to Russia.

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