The nation's main farmer's organization criticized the government for failing to order domestic birds be kept indoors, to prevent their exposure to infected migratory birds. Officials have said they were awaiting a decision by the European Union before taking such measures.
Acting Agriculture Minister Juergen Trittin indicated, however, that the question would be discussed during the meeting, and a decision would be made on a regional basis.
"We will decide if in certain regions there is a need to bring birds inside," Trittin told ZDF state television Friday, reports the AP. I.L.
The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation put the head of the contractor company of Russia's space corporation Roskosmos, Sergei Slastikhin, on international wanted list
"Washington operators of the sanctions machine ought to get acquainted with the history of Russia, to stop the unnecessary fussing," spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry said