Media: No fixed records of dangerous infectious causatives seeping into Turkmenistan
Turkmenistan, Ashgabat, June 6 / Trend, H. Hasanov /
There have been no reported cases of dangerous infectious causatives as having been transported onto the territory of Turkmenistan, Turkmen media outlets reported.
"Similar cases along the country's territory have not been recorded thanks to strict control over food products imported from abroad", the "Neutral Turkmenistan" newspaper reported.
According to information, the country takes measures to prevent the penetration of dangerous infectious causatives onto the territory of Turkmenistan.
Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhammadov stressed at a government meeting that "it is necessary ... to strengthen control over work carried out in the field of sanitation and disease prevention".
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