Rosselkhoznadzor Discussed Bluetongue Control Measures with German Veterinary Service
On May 28, 2019 in the framework of the 87th General Session of the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) the negotiations were held between the representatives of the Rosselkhoznadzor and the Veterinary Service of the Federal Republic of Germany in Paris. The Russian delegation at the event is headed by Deputy Head of the Service Nickolay Vlasov, the German delegation – by Dr. Dietrich Russo.
During the meeting the Russian side expressed interest in visiting Germany to discuss measures taken by the German service to control bluetongue spread throughout the country. The parties agreed on the possibility of such a visit tentatively at the end of July 2019. An agreement was also reached that German veterinary specialists will visit Russia to exchange experience in bluetongue spread prevention.