On August 27, 2018 the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus, Oleg Kravchenko, met with the European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, Vytenis Andriukaitis, during his working visit to Belarus.
At the meeting, the Belarusian side was represented by the Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Food – Director for Veterinary and Food Control, Ivan Smilgin, and the Deputy Minister of Healthcare – Chief State Sanitary Inspector, Natalia Zhukova.
The participants discussed cooperation in the sphere of sanitary and veterinary control, prospects for enlarging EU market access for Belarus’ foods. The sides agreed to continue joint efforts to intensify mutually beneficial cooperation.
During his stay in Belarus, Commissioner V.Andriukaitis will also meet with the leadership of Belarusian government and Ministry of Healthcare.