• • • Sergey Dankvert Held Talks with Minister of Agriculture and Livestock of Republic of Paraguay Denis Lichi
The meeting between the Head of the Rosselkhoznadzor and the Minister of Agriculture and Livestock of the Republic of Paraguay took place in Moscow on October 29 of the current year and was a logical continuation of the visit of Paraguayan colleagues who had come to Russia in order to familiarize themselves with the activities of the FGBI “Federal Centre for Animal Health” (FGBI “ARRIAH”) subordinated to the Rosselkhoznadzor. The event was also attended by President of the National Service for Animal Quality and Health of the Republic of Paraguay (SENACSA) José Carlos Martin Camperchioli and Ambassador of the Republic of Paraguay to the Russian Federation Ramón Antero Díaz Pereira, as well as by the experts from the both sides.
The key topic of the dialogue was the discussion of the existing capacity for the increase in trade turnover between the two countries. Sergey Dankvert brought attention of the Paraguayan colleagues to the fact that all the requirements of the Russian Federation should be complied with, including those concerning product safety and quality. In the course of the dialogue, possible cooperation between the parties was discussed in regard to the supplies of the FMD vaccine produced by the Rosselkhoznadzor subordinate FGBI “ARRIAH” to Paraguay where 100 % of livestock population shall be vaccinated. The Russian party pointed out the opportunities for the increase in soybean deliveries from Paraguay to the Russian Federation. The Rosselkhoznadzor experts are to visit Paraguay in the nearest future to familiarize themselves with the system for the control of the quality and safety of these products.