Golikova said the ban on the entry of Chinese citizens in Russia

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Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Tatyana Golikova spoke about the ban on the entry of Chinese citizens in Russia because of the situation with coronavirus.

In her words, to provide quarantine conditions coming into the country to the Chinese is inappropriate. Thus, it explained the decision.

“the Decision to limit entry was not taken suddenly, we watched the situation and the safety and health of our citizens, we took a collective decision to make changes and to restrict entry and to suspend the issuance of visas”, – quotes RBC of her words.

on the Eve of Prime Minister of Russia Michael Mishustin has ordered the suspension of entry of Chinese citizens into Russia. It is noted that the restriction will take effect from February 20. Also on February 19, will be temporarily suspended acceptance of documents, registration and issuance of invitations to Chinese to enter the country.

an Outbreak of coronavirus was identified in the Chinese city of Wuhan at the end of last year. The who has recognized her emergency of international scale, calling the virus an epidemic with many pockets.

today the number of victims of coronavirus in China was 2004 man. The total number of infected exceeded 74.1 thousand people. Managed to recover more than 14.3 thousand inhabitants.

the Entry of Chinese citizens in Russia will be suspended from February 20

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