The team of six Civil Protection experts left for Azerbaijan today. For approximately two weeks, the team will work on COVID-19 law enforcement activities planned by the Baku authorities, sharing experiences and best practices with Azerbaijani colleagues. It is an action of solidarity and closeness to a friendly country, which has helped Italy in the most critical moment of the health emergency.
The operation, initiated by the Farnesina and with the coordination of the Department of Civil Protection, is part of the European Union's Civil Protection system. The experts - from Piedmont, Aosta Valley, Tuscany and Lazio - took off this morning from the military airport of Pratica di Mare with a plane from the Guardia di Finanza.
To welcome them to Baku some members of the Azerbaijani government together with the staff of the Embassy of Italy.