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UZBEKISTAN: Uzbeks Required to Produce STD, Drugs Certificates to Travel Abroad


According to Shuhrat Berdiyev, head of the Tashkent STD health clinic, Uzbekistan citizens wishing to travel outside of the country soon will have to produce certificates at border control stations demonstrating they suffer from neither drug addiction nor an STD. Berdiyev said the Senate currently was discussing the new rules, which were expected to be adopted in either May or June of this year.

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