Azerbaijan limits import of animals from Spain


August 4, Fineko/abc.az. According to the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), cases of bluetongue have been registered in the Balearic Islands of the Kingdom of Spain.

ABC.AZ was informed at AQTA (Azerbaijan Food Safety Agency) that in order to protect the territory of the country from infectious animal diseases that can be transmitted from other countries, a temporary restriction has been imposed on the import of all types of live large and small animals from the Balearic Islands.

At that, in order to strengthen control measures, an appeal was sent to the State Customs Committee to take appropriate measures with respect to vehicles arriving from the Kingdom of Spain or passing through transit.