Kazakhstan does not comment on the statement of Kyrgyzstan about the violation of the rules of the Eurasian Economic Union. The Ministry of Agriculture of Kyrgyzstan informed 24.kg news agency.
On February 19, Kazakhstan introduced temporary quarantine phytosanitary measures banning import of products from Kyrgyzstan (food and seed potatoes, apples and persimmons) and Uzbekistan (pomegranates). The Ministry of Agriculture of Kyrgyzstan stated that the notification of the ban on import from February 19 was received only after two days — on February 21. It says about 59 cases of import of contaminated products, but only 11 facts of them concern apples, potatoes and persimmons.