Iraq bans poultry imports from 24 countries over avian flu threat

January 10, 2016 11:01 AM

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Iraq bans poultry imports from 24 countries over avian flu threat

BAGHDAD Iraq has extended a ban on imports of frozen and live poultry products to cover two dozen countries, including China and South Africa, the government said on Sunday.

Baghdad last month restricted poultry imports from France, where an outbreak of avian flu has been reported.

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