On July 31 the Rosselkhoznadzor held a video conference with the National Service for Agri-Food Health and Quality of Argentina (SENASA). The meeting was also attended by the representatives of the Rosselkhoznadzor subordinate FGBI "ARRIAH" and the Embassy of Argentina in Russia.
The parties discussed new issues of agreeing draft veterinary certificates for bovine semen and embryos, live horses, as well as breeding cattle from Argentina.
The parties agreed to continue a constructive dialogue on this issue.
In this regard the SENASA representatives promised to forward additional information necessary to continue work on agreeing draft veterinary certificates to the Rosselkhoznadzor in the near future.
The foreign authority also reported that it is currently updating the register of establishments authorized to supply products to the territory of the Russian Federation. At the moment not all companies on this list export goods to Russia.
The parties also discussed the export of Russian products to Argentina. In particular, SENASA representatives notified that information on honey import into Argentina will be forwarded soon.
The Russian side will also receive requirements for meat of small ruminants, game meat, rabbit meat, honey, apiary products.
In conclusion, the parties agreed to hold, if necessary, the next videoconference to discuss issues of bilateral cooperation in late August - early September.