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Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance
FGBI “VGNKI” Director Held Negotiations with Minister Counselor for Agricultural Affairs of US Embassy in Russia
The negotiations between Director of Rosselkhoznadzor-subordinate
FGBI “VGNKI” Leonid Kish and Plenipotentiary Minister Counselor for Agricultural
Affairs of the US Embassy in Russia Deanna Ayala were held on September, 26 in
FGBI “VGNKI”, Moscow.
The main topic of the negotiations was inspection of US
manufacturers of veterinary medicinal products, supplying or willing to supply
their produce to Russia. The parties discussed the IV All-Russia GMP Conference
held recently in Svetlogorsk, which was attended both by experts from the FGBI
“VGNKI” and representatives of the US Department of Agriculture's Animal and
Plant Health Inspection Service.
Deanna Ayala asked a lot of questions regarding GMP
inspection rules for foreign veterinary drug manufacturers in the Russian
Federation. The representative of the US Embassy also inquired about the
procedures for inspections of Russian manufacturers conducted by experts of the
Rosselkhoznadzor and the FGBI “VGNKI”. Leonid Kish explained that the
principles of GMP inspection of foreign manufacturers in Russia are equivalent
to those in the USA and in the EU countries.
The FGBI “VGNKI” Director also expressed willingness to hold
a special seminar for American manufacturers of veterinary medicinal products interested
in supplies to Russia. Deanna Ayala expressed great interest of the US party in
such an event.
Leonid Kish drew attention to the fact that the FGBI “VGNKI”
employees regularly present information on basic principles and rules of GMP
inspection of foreign manufacturers at various conferences, seminars and other
relevant events. In turn, the Director asked the representative of the US
Embassy some questions about the American system for inspecting foreign drug
manufacturers and expressed interest in the supply of Russian medicinal
products to the United States of America.
Sep 26, 2019