On 17 December President of the Nagorno Karabagh Republic Bako Sahakyan chaired the meeting of the Security Council. The issue of preventive measures to stop possible epidemic of the H1N1 flue was on the agenda of the meeting. NKR minister of health Armen Khachatryan delivered a report on the preventive measures being carried in this direction. The Head of the State underlined that the possibility of epidemics in the republic is low, however, it is important carry out everything possible to exclude it. It was decided to close all preschool and educational establishments for the period of one week as a measure of preventive nature.