Published: 18 September 2023, 15:50
Ukraine has announced that it will sue Poland, Hungary and Slovakia over the agricultural embargo. Ukraine’s trade representative Taras Kachka confirmed the matter on Sunday.
“It is important to prove that these actions are legally wrong,” he said. That is why we will initiate legal proceedings.’
EU farmers are in trouble because of Ukraine’s grain imports. It is alleged that they are able to sell the products produced.
Considering the situation, the EU bans grain imports from 5 neighboring countries of Ukraine. When that decision was lifted on Friday, Poland, Hungary and Slovakia imposed their own bans on Ukrainian grain imports.
Meanwhile, since the invasion of Ukraine in February last year, Russia’s human rights situation has significantly deteriorated, according to the United Nations.
The organization says Russian authorities are seriously undermining freedom of association, peaceful assembly and expression online and offline. In addition, Putin’s government is also undermining the independence of the country’s judiciary and the guarantee of justice.
The United Nations has accused the Russian government of using force against peaceful protesters, citing the arbitrary application of various administrative sanctions against dissent.
There was no immediate comment from the Russian diplomatic mission in Geneva.
Source: Al Jazeera