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Azerbaijan, China mull cooperation in food security

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Azerbaijan and China have discussed the prospects of cooperation in the field of food security, animal and plant health.

The discussion took place at the meeting between the delegations of Azerbaijan’s Food Safety Agency and China’s General Administration of Customs Food Import and Export Bureau.

During the meeting, the parties discussed the prospects of cooperation as well as upcoming work.

The meeting focused on the import and export operations of food products and food security from Azerbaijan to China, export potential of products under veterinary and phytosanitary control. In addition, the parties discussed a mutual exchange of experience in relevant areas.

Trade turnover between Azerbaijan and China amounted to $1.8 billion in 2020. In addition, the trade turnover between the two countries amounted to $1.1 billion in January-August 2021, making China Azerbaijan’s fourth largest trade partner during the reported period.

Azerbaijan has participated in a number of international exhibitions such as the China International Fair for Trade in Services, China Food and Drinks Fair, TAOWINE Hotel Show exhibition and 31st International Trade and Economic Exhibition held in China this year.

Azerbaijan has a trade mission in China, trade and wine houses, trade branches in trade networks and measures are continuously taken to develop cooperation. In addition, there are companies with Chinese capital operating in Azerbaijan. The successful investment cooperation is underway.

Meanwhile, negotiations are underway with China on a number of industrial projects. Azerbaijan was one of the first countries to support China's "One Belt, One Road" initiative.

Ayya Lmahamad is AzerNews’ staff journalist, follow her on Twitter: @AyyaLmahamad

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Azerbaijan shares data on number of vaccinated citizens

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Some 30,619 people were vaccinated against COVID-19 in Azerbaijan on Oct. 16, Trend reports referring to the Operational Headquarters under the Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers.

The first dose of the vaccine was injected into 12,186 citizens, and the second one to 18,433 citizens.

Totally, up until now, 9,168,970 citizens have been vaccinated, 4,954,189 of whom received the first dose of the vaccine, and 4,214,781 people – the second dose.

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Azerbaijan confirms 1,681 more COVID-19 cases, 675 recoveries

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Azerbaijan has detected 1,681 new COVID-19 cases, 675 patients have recovered, and 12 patients have died, Trendreports citing the Operational Headquarters under Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers.

Up until now, 500,311 people have been infected with coronavirus in the country, 477,639 of them have recovered, and 6,746 people have died. Currently, 15,926 people are under treatment in special hospitals.

To reveal the COVID-19 cases, 13,168 tests have been carried out in Azerbaijan over the past day, and a total of 5,014,141 tests have been conducted so far.

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Palestinian envoy: Muslims all together sympathetic with Azerbaijan

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Muslims are all together sympathetic with Azerbaijan, Trend reports referring to the statement of Nasser Abdul Kareem, Palestinian Ambassador to Azerbaijan.

“As a human being first and a Muslim and a citizen of Palestine, I’m happy that this post-war time would be a new beginning for peace in this region. I think the reconstruction work done in the region is very impressive. I hope this would be an opening of a new era, continuous prosperity of Azerbaijan, Azerbaijani people, and the whole region,” he said.

On October 16, a visit of representatives of the diplomatic corps in Azerbaijan and local media to Sugovushan, liberated from Armenian occupation, was organized.

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