Sudan Country bans Egyptian fruit, vegetables, fish imports

Its move comes less than a week after Russia announced it would suspend fruit and vegetable imports from Egypt.

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An Egyptian fruits seller is seen at a market in Cairo play An Egyptian fruits seller is seen at a market in Cairo, Egypt May 10, 2016. (REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany)
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Sudan has temporarily suspended imports of fruit, vegetables, and fish from Egypt as of Sept. 20 on safety grounds, the Sudanese trade ministry said, without elaborating.

Its move comes less than a week after Russia announced it would suspend fruit and vegetable imports from Egypt.

"Importing fruit, vegetable, and fish from Egypt is temporarily suspended until laboratory tests are complete to guarantee safety," Sudanese state news agency SUNA quoted a trade ministry statement as saying late on Tuesday.

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