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Lithuanian specialists have only an unofficial map of the spread of the deadly African Swine Fever (ASF) virus in Belarus published in Russia and expect Belarus' chief veterinary officer to provide more information during his visit to Vilnius on Wednesday.
Jonas Milius
Jonas Milius
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"We have an unofficial map of ASF hotspots in Belarus' border areas. The map, compiled based on media reports, has been published by the Russian veterinary and phytosanitary service," Jonas Milius, director of the Lithuanian State Food and Veterinary Service, told BNS.

Belarus' chief veterinary officer, Yuri Pivovarchik, is in Vilnius on Wednesday for meetings with representatives of the European Commission's Directorate General for Health and Consumer Protection (DG SANCO) and Lithuanian veterinary officials.

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Naujienų agentūros BNS informaciją skelbti, cituoti ar kitaip atgaminti visuomenės informavimo priemonėse bei interneto tinklalapiuose be raštiško UAB "BNS" sutikimo neleidžiama.

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