Sens. Want Obama To Press Russia On Poultry Ban

Law360, New York (June 22, 2010, 4:21 PM EDT) -- A group of 23 senators is pressing President Barack Obama to put the current Russian ban on U.S. poultry imports on the agenda for his upcoming talks with Russian Federation President Dmitry Medvedev over ways to improve collaboration and ease tensions between the two global powers.

The bipartisan U.S. Senate coalition — led by Senate Agriculture Committee chairwoman Blanche Lincoln, D-Ark., and ranking member Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga. — urged Obama in a letter sent Monday to use his visit with Medvedev to make progress in overcoming...
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