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Rosselkhoznadzor Held Final Meeting Within Familiarization Visit of Thai Delegation

The final meeting of the Rosselkhoznadzor and the Thai delegation, who arrived in Russia to familiarize themselves with control measures in order to prevent ASF virus introduction and spread, took place in Moscow. The Russian party at the negotiations was chaired by Advisor to the Head of the Rosselkhoznadzor Artyom Daushev.

During the visit the Thai colleagues attended the Rosselkhoznadzor-subordinate Federal Center for Animal Health, where they got familiarized with the progress and results of scientific research in African swine fever. At the same time the delegation visited one of the leading Russian pork production establishments in terms of biological safety.

During the meeting the parties discussed in detail the information received within the visit. In this regard it was noted that now the Thai side has comprehensive data on the painstaking and large-scale activities being carried out in Russia to eradicate ASF and prevent the introduction of the virus. It was emphasized that over the twelve-year period since the first ASF outbreak in Russia the country has managed to not only contain the large-scale spread of the disease, but also double the production volumes.

 

Sep 16, 2019

Categorys: African Swine Fever , Events , Veterinary