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Azerbaijan Ministries Pay for Quarantine Swine Slaughter

by 5m Editor
26 May 2008, at 8:50am

AZERBAIJAN - The State Veterinary Service (Ministry of Agriculture of Azerbaijan) and the Finance Ministry have compensated the damage of AZN 1.265 million caused to 378 residents of the Nij village of Gabala region because of slaughtering of swines, reports ABC.az.

The latter were revealed the nidus of African plague infection.

SVS press secretary Yolcu Khanveli said that the Ministry and the Service started giving compensations earlier this May.

“The process of compensation payment for the villagers finished around a week ago,“ Khanveli said.

The compensation was established in accordance with market prices. Totally it was slaughtered 4,683 swine heads (506 tons of pork).

View the ABC.az story by clicking here.

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