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FGBI ARRIAH Visited by Delegation of Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs of Republic of Korea

On August 7, 2018 the Rosselkhoznadzor subordinate FGBI “Federal Centre for Animal Health” was visited by the delegation of Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs of the Republic of Korea organized as part of the implementation of the activity “Assistance to the Efforts of the Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance aimed at expanding the access of Russian agro-industrial complex products to foreign markets” of the priority project “Export of agro-industrial complex products”. Exchange of information on African swine fever diagnosis and control was the basic aim of the visit of the Korean delegation.

During the visit, the parties discussed the ASF epidemic situation in the infected countries (EU, Russia, China). Such topic of the discussion was associated with the increased risk of the infection introduction into the Asian countries due to ASF outbreak in China on August 1, this year.

The Korean representatives learnt about the RF attempts on ASF control in light of the experience of the ARRIAH and personnel of its ASF Reference Laboratory in the implementation of the complex of preventive measures aimed at the epidemic prevention and eradication.

In addition, the guests also learnt about basic activities and structure of the veterinary services in the Russian Federation.

Members of the delegation expressed their interest in joint activities in the area of animal health.

 

Aug 9, 2018

Categorys: Regional News , Veterinary