Israel has signed cooperative health agreements with Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan, former Soviet republics.
Israeli Health Minister Ephraim Sneh signed the accords during a short visit to the Central Asian countries this week.
The agreements regulate exchanges of medical information and experts and will enable Israeli manufacturers to operate in the two countries.
The accords also call for the setting up in the countries of medical centers that will make use of the latest Israeli advances.
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