Politics 17:19 17/03/2020 Armenia

Armenian Foreign Ministry advises citizens not to travel abroad over coronavirus

Taking into account the wide geographical spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Armenian Foreign Ministry advises citizens to strictly refrain from travelling abroad.

“We inform the citizens of Armenia currently planning to travel abroad that your trip might be suspended, given the measures and travel restrictions being undertaken by different countries to prevent the further spread of the coronavirus,” the ministry said in a statement on Tuesday.

“We urge the Armenian citizens, who are planning to return to Armenia from a foreign country, to thoroughly check the flight and transit possibilities in order to realistically assess the situation and make a reasonable decision whether to return to Armenia or stay in that country.

The Foreign Ministry and the diplomatic service of the Republic of Armenia abroad will regularly provide up-to-date information on travel opportunities and restrictions imposed by different countries,” the statement read.

Meanwhile, the Georgian government has banned the entry of all foreigners into the country starting on March 18. Only Georgian citizens will be allowed to enter the country, the Armenian Unified Infocenter reported.  



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