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Kazakhstan: 425 tonnes of Iranian and Russian fruits denied entry into country

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Christian Fernsby ▼ | March 12, 2020
Phytosanitary control state inspectors of the Kazakh Agriculture Ministry suppressed 26 attempts of illegal entry of a combined amount of 560 tonnes of plant products of high pest risk from Russia and Iran.
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According to the Ministry’s press service reports, these actions took place during the period of February 17 to 24.

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Kazakhstan turned away 54 tonnes of carrots, 10 tonnes of cabbage, 40 tonnes of potato and beet-roots, 20 tonnes of wheat, 19.5 tonnes of fruits and 2,000 flowers without a phytosanitary certificate delivered from Russia. 174 tonnes of apple and 249 tonnes of dried fruits from Iran were also denied entry into Kazakhstan.