agriculture in the East

 Russia receives first truck with Turkish tomatoes

The first truck with 20 tons of tomatoes from Turkey arrived in Russia following the introduction of an agreement on the volume of tomatoes supply from this country, the territorial department of the Rosselkhoznadzor for the Bryansk and Smolensk …

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EU office may be established in Tehran

Iran plans to open a European Union office in Tehran to boost bilateral relations between the Islamic Republic and the 28-nation bloc, Iranian First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri said. Speaking at a meeting with EU …

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Turkey restarts tomato exports to Russia

Turkey has restarted exporting tomatoes to Russia today, marking the end of a two-year ban on imports. The first set of tomatoes was exported from the Agrobay greenhouses, one of the largest growing centers in the world, located in the …

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Day of return of Turkish tomatoes to Russia revealed

Russia and Turkey have agreed to allow exports of 50,000 Turkish tomatoes to Russia from December 1, Russia's Energy Minister Alexander Novak, who co-chairs a Russian-Turkish government commission on economic cooperation, …

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Ashgabat to host international cotton fair in November

The 7th International Trade Fair of Cotton Products and International Conference 'Cotton products of Turkmenistan and World Market' will be held in Ashgabat on November 25-26, the event organizers said. The event will be held …

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Russia and Turkey to nullify trade sanctions

Russia and Turkey have settled almost all the issues on the lifting of trade restrictions, the problem will be fully resolved before the meeting of the Russian-Turkish intergovernmental commission in Kazan, which is scheduled for October 20, the …

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Turkey to ignore 2018 Eurovision

Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag denied reports that Turkey will end its protest against the Eurovision song contest and return to the competition in 2018.  "There is no such a thing at this moment," Bozdag …

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Iraq bans tomato imports from Turkey

Iraq decided to ban tomato imports from Turkey to protect its own producers, according to an official statement from the Turkish Economy Ministry.  Iraqi authorities decided to quit importing tomato from Turkey in a bid to protect …

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Russia lifts ban on exports of some Turkish products

Russia has lifted the ban on exports of onions, cauliflower, broccoli and carnations from Turkey, according to the Government’s decision posted on its official website. "Certain types of goods are excluded from the list, in …

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Child labor practice phased out in Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan has phased out organized child labor, The International Labor Organization said in a status report prepared for the World Bank. It also said that Uzbekistan is making progress in reforms to address risks of forced labor in …

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Swedish prime minister to visit Iran

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven will visit Iran in February, heading a high-ranking economic delegation, according to Swedish Ambassador to Iran Helena Sångeland. She said the trip is …

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Iran plans to boost cultivation of medicinal plants

Iran will increase the area under cultivation of medicinal plants for commercial purposes by 9000 hectares, the official at the Iranian Ministry of Agriculture, Peyman Yousefi-Azar, said. “Around 147,000 tons of …

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