Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources addressed to lift ban on bird hunting in Azerbaijan

Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources addressed to lift ban on bird hunting in Azerbaijan
# 08 May 2009 17:03 (UTC +04:00)
Baku. Ilhama Isabalayeva –APA. The State Veterinary Service of the Ministry of Agriculture addressed the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources to lift ban on bird hunting until November considering the stable epizootic situation in the country over the past three years, ending of winter season of the migrant birds, no identification of bird flu in the countries located on migration line, as well as the number of addresses by the hunters. Press service of the State Veterinary Service told APA the ban on hunting of local and migrant birds imposed since 2006 for prevention of bird flu transmission and spread in the country according to the joint plan of actions by the Ministries of Agriculture, Health, Environment and Natural Resources in 2006-2006, is continued until the present day.

The State Veterinary Service reports the epizootic situation regarding the bird flu and other infections is stable. The service under the State Commission, as well as together with relevant organizations takes joint actions and keep the issue under the control.
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