Conference organized by TurkPA
At a conference in Istanbul, international experts of the Central Asian countries discussed impact of modified products on human bodies. Delegates from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Azerbaijan and Turkey shared their experiences in the establishment of the single quality control system. Bio-technological production of the genetically modified products started gaining momentum in the 1950s. The event was organized by the Parliamentary Assembly of Turkic-Speaking Countries.
FEYZULLAH KIYIKLIK, SPOKESMAN, TURKPA COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENT:
- The current meeting is focused on the harm of genetically modified products. During the conference, we discussed the most challenging issues. Every country has its own vision and solution to food safety provision. We shared ideas and exchanged experiences.
IRINA KARAMUSHKINA, MEMBER OF KYRGYZ PARLIAMENT:
- At this meeting, participants made presentations on the laws related to this issue that they have in their countries. Today, we are also adopting a common document that will have
a great importance for every country. It will be introduced into the national concept on preventing GMO food promotion in the markets of our countries.