We will submit an application to the European Union with a request to verify the violation of the market in several areas, such as poultry, eggs, dairy products, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki announced on Friday, referring to agricultural goods from Ukraine. – We want to reliably verify the impact of these products on the Polish market – announced the head of the government.
At Friday’s press conference in Warsaw, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki was asked about the stage of talks in the European Union regarding Ukrainian agricultural goods on the Polish market.
– We are on the right track to achieve what we wanted from the very beginning, i.e. translating the ban on the import of cereals, corn and rape into European regulations. Then we will be able to depart from our regulations, declared the head of the government.
Morawiecki: we will submit an application for verification of market infringement in several areas
Morawiecki also announced “submitting an application asking for verification of market infringement in several other areas, such as chicken, poultry, eggs, dairy products and several other products.”
– We will start such proceedings because we want to reliably verify the impact of these products on the Polish market in the last few months and the risks related to the destabilization of the Polish market in the future – explained the Prime Minister.
The head of the government argued that “we are on the right track to resolve this dispute in such a way that it is compliant with European Union law and fully safeguards the interests of the Polish farmer.”
Since last Friday, the transit of agricultural goods from Ukraine through the territory of Poland. At the same time, the Polish government announced ban on imports of certain agricultural products from Ukraine. The long list includes cereals, milk, eggs and meat. The ban will apply until June 30, 2023.
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