Nakhchivan faces bird flu threat
The Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic bordering on Turkey may face the threat of ‘bird flu’ virus due to the migration of birds, said director of the Center of Hygiene and Epidemiology Suleyman Jabbarov.
The sanitary quarantine inspection of Nakhchivan is taking major steps to prevent the threat. The Inspection chairman Eldar Rzayev said the spread of dangerous diseases in Nakhchivan is prevented in customs checkpoints jointly with employees of the customs committee of the autonomous republic in order to protect people from epidemics.
The imports of Turkish poultry products to Nakhchivan has been banned.