The restriction on the entry of Chinese citizens in Russia will not affect transit passengers

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a limitation on the entry into Russia of citizens of China will not affect transit passengers, TASS was told at the Secretariat of Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Tatyana Golikova.

Earlier, Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin signed a decree on a temporary ban of entrance to Russia for citizens of the PRC from February 20.

in Addition, from February 19 to temporarily suspend the reception of documents, registration and issuance of invitations for entry to citizens of China. The decision was made in connection with the deterioration of the epidemiological situation in the PRC.

Airlines may offset the losses due to the restrictions of flights to China. Due to the outbreak of the coronavirus under the threat of suspension was the production of Nissan cars, as parts came from the Chinese plant, which is temporarily closed.

Russia has already shut down some parts of the border with China in the far East, limited crossing of the border with Mongolia, has canceled work visas for citizens of the PRC and exported from Hubei province part of the being there of the Russians.

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