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Ukraine found smuggled nuts in Georgian tangerines

30 December 2009 [13:48] - TODAY.AZ
Customs officers of Feodosia post [Ukraine] detected 760 kilograms of undeclared hazel aboard a ship from Georgia. Feodor, the Moldavian ship was going from Georgian port of Batumi. Bags with hazel wee disguised in 112 crates with tangerines, which are 6 times as cheap as hazel [according to customs documents].

A day before yesterday Mikheil Saakashvili, the President of Georgia, stated that export of citrus from Georgia practically. He mentioned Belarus and Kazakhstan opened borders for Georgian harvest and Russian embargo lost meaning.

"They won't be able to eat our tangerines. Others will eat - and that's all," Saakashvili said.

/Georgia Times/

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