The Azerbaijani State Railway Department (ASRD) increased the control over the trains entering Azerbaijan to prevent penetration of bird flu to the country, Nadir Azmammadov, the head of the press service of ASRD, told Trend.
According to Azmammadov, at present trains arrive in Azerbaijan from Russia, Georgia, Iran, as well as ferry transportations are carried out from Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan.
Our sanitary and quarantine inspection in the cooperation with appropriate bodies at the border takes active preventive measures at check-points. In particular, we disinfect trains, examine personnel luggage. We inform passengers about risk of poultry product import, he stressed.