EU seeks talks with Latin American countries over Russian food embargo

On 11 August 2014, the EU was reported to be planning talks to dissuade Latin American countries from providing Russia with agricultural produce, after Russia imposed retaliatory food import sanctions against multiple western countries last Thursday. Moscow has been negotiating with Latin American countries to secure alternative food supplies since it sanctioned food imports last week. According to EU officials, Latin...

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About Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC is a senior barrister (Queen’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. The legal directories say she is the...

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