The Ukrainian foreign minister has said that Poland and Ukraine have no choice but to overcome a grain crisis currently damaging relations between the two countries.
The Polish agriculture minister has told PAP that his Ukrainian counterpart has asked him to start talks regarding grain.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal announced on Tuesday that if Poland and Hungary fail to withdraw from their bans of the import of Ukrainian agri-products, Kyiv would introduce a ban on imports to Ukraine of "some categories of goods from these countries."
The Polish agriculture minister has said there will be no Ukrainian grain in Poland because the interests of the country’s farmers come first.
Poland has called for European Commission (EC) to establish a financial instrument to support the transport of grain from Ukraine.
The Polish agriculture minister has said that Poland will extend the ban on imports of Ukrainian grain after September 15.
Grain from Ukraine will not flow to Poland after the September 15 ban expiry, Poland's agriculture minister said after meeting his EU counterparts.
The European Commission is open to dialogue regarding Ukrainian agri-food products and their transit, the EU commissioner for trade has stated after an online meeting with the Polish agriculture minister.
Poland is among five countries bordering Ukraine that have signed a joint position on extending a ban on the import of four types of grain from Ukraine until the end of 2023, Poland's agriculture minister has announced.
Poland has allocated over PLN 15 billion (EUR 3.4 bln) for aid to farmers who have been threatened by a lack of financial liquidity because of Russia's aggression against Ukraine, the agriculture minister has said.
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