11 November

Russia – EU Meeting on Veterinary and Phytosanitary Issues

A delegation of the Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance met with representatives of the Directorate-General of the European Commission for Health and Food Safety (DG SANTE) on 11 November 2019 in Brussels. The two sides discussed trade in animal products between Russia and EU Member States, exchanged views on the problem of African Swine Fever control in Europe, as well as touched upon the issue of trade transactions related to plant products.

An agreement was reached to maintain regular working contacts between respective Russia and EU authorities on veterinary and phytosanitary issues.