The meeting was attended by zoologists from the Institute of Zoology, Baku State University, Azerbaijan Ornithological Society and other organizations.
Vice-President of ANAS Academician Irada Huseynova, who opened the meeting with an introductory speech, informed about the issues important for reaching a common solution, raised at the meeting of the Editorial Board and working groups of ANAS of the III edition of the Red Book, held a few days ago, and generally highly appreciated the activities of zoologists in the respective areas.
Then the Acting Director of the Institute of Zoology, Doctor of Philosophy in Agricultural Sciences Aladdin Eyvazov, Executive Director of the Institute, Doctor of Biology, Associate Professor Elshad Akhmedov reported that the issues to be agreed on the third edition of the Red Book had been widely discussed in previous days and were close to joint solutions.
The following discussions were attended by the Chairman of the Azerbaijan Ornithological Society, Doctor of Philosophy in Biology, Associate Professor Elchin Sultanov, Head of the Laboratory of the Institute of Zoology, Doctor of Philosophy in Biology, Associate Professor Tavakkul Iskanderov, Leading Researcher, Doctor of Philosophy in Biology Hafiz Mukhtarov, Head of the Department of Baku State University, Doctor of Philosophy in Biology, Associate Professor Abulfaz Tagiyev and others.
The meeting discussed the general format of distribution maps to be used in species essays, lists of references and references to them and other similar issues, as well as the experience of the CIS countries and Turkey in relevant areas.
Concluding the discussions, Academician Irada Huseynova emphasized the importance of the meeting and the decisions made, said that similar issues would be discussed with botanists in the coming days, and then the final decisions would be made again at a joint meeting of all groups.