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Kazakhstan opens veterinary control points on borders with Russia and Kyrgyzstan

Kazakhstan opens veterinary and sanitary control points on the border with Russia and Kyrgyzstan. The Minister of Agriculture of Kazakhstan Omarkhan Saparov told. Kazinform reports.

«Thanks to the active work of the veterinary and phytosanitary services of the Republic of Kazakhstan, only 2,557 Kazakhstani enterprises-exporters were included in the registers of other countries, including 2,121 enterprises of the Republic of Kazakhstan — in the register of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU). By analogy with the Russian points of advance notification, Kazakhstan sets 32 points of veterinary and phytosanitary control near the borders with EEU member states this month,» the minister said at a government meeting.

According to him, each control point is technically equipped for information interaction with other services of the Republic of Kazakhstan and similar services of the bordering countries — participants of the EEU. In addition, each inspection point has a mobile laboratory for conducting rapid analyzes and a modern furnace (insenirator) for the destruction of especially dangerous goods in case of failure to return and a high risk of contamination of the territory of the state.

«Strengthening of border control will help preserve earlier achievements in recognizing the country safe in terms of especially dangerous diseases and gain recognition of favorable situation with classical swine fever and avian influenza, which in its turn will expand the export geography and increase the export of Kazakhstani products,» Omarkhan Saparov stressed.