Russian counter-sanctions have become extremely negative signal for the development of the agrarian market of Europe, said on the first day of the week in Berlin agriculture Minister Marek Sawicki.
"The Russian embargo became extremely negative signal for the Polish and European markets ", – the words Savitsky RIA " Novosti ". According to the Minister, Poland exported to the Russian Federation in 2013 agricultural products worth more than 1, 3 billion euros.
"now our export capacity is greatly reduced. For this reason we are obliged to develop internal (European – approx. OPINION) the market", - has said Savitsky. On Wednesday, the European Commissioner for agriculture Phil Hogan said that the extension of Russia for the year embargo on agricultural products from the EU will create problems for those member countries of the EU, which until now have not felt any serious damage from these measures. However, the German-Russian foreign trade chamber (AHK), citing its survey organizations, said that the punishment of the West against the Russian capital is inefficient. On Tuesday, German foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said that punishment because of the Ukrainian fall not have the opportunity to be the " last reply ", Berlin needs in the future in relations with Moscow. In June, the EU Council formally extended punishment against Russia for another six months – until 31 January 2016. In addition, on 19 June, the Council of the European Union officially confirmed the extension of sanctions on Crimea and Sevastopol until June 23, 2016. The Russian President Vladimir Putin, for his part, said the signing of the decree on the extension of protective measures from 6 August 2015, and the Cabinet of Ministers of Russia issued a decree on the renewal of countermeasures relative to the countries that supported anti-Russian punishment.