Kazakhstan permits pork import from several Russian regions
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Dec. 20
By Nargiz Sadikhova - Trend:
Kazakhstan has lifted restrictions on import of pigs and pig husbandry products from a number of Russian regions, Trend reports with reference to Russia’s Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance.
The list of regions includes Orenburg, Saratov, Smolensk, Rostov, Voronezh, Kaluga, Kursk, Vladimir, Bryansk, Ryazan, Pskov, Yaroslavl, Omsk, Belgorod, Ivanovo, Irkutsk, Moscow and Novgorod oblasts.
This information was provided in the letter of Deputy Chairperson of Committee of Veterinary Control and Supervision of Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Agriculture Tursyn Kabduldanov to Russia’s Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance.
However, as Federal Service notes, the information was not added to the official internet resource of the committee.
According to Kazakhstan’s Vice Minister of Agriculture Gulmira Isaeva, the import of pigs and pig husbandry products from mentioned Russian regions to Kazakhstan has been permitted.
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