• publish: 27 January 2020
  • time: 1:46 pm
  • category: Politics
  • No: 12129
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Amid the outbreak of coronavirus

Kabul wants China not to allow people to travel to Afghanistan

In a phone call, Afghan Public Health Minister Ferozuddin Feroz asked China’s ambassador in Kabul, Wang Yu, not to allow business travelers and Afghans who have recently travelled to China to fly to Afghanistan

The minister expressed about Afghan students in China’s Wuhan and other cities and urged the ambassador to take care of their health.

Death toll from coronavirus outbreak in China rose to 81 on Monday.

Earlier after meeting with Afghan acting foreign minister on Sunday, China’s ambassador said that he expressed the importance that the Chinese government attaches to the prevention and control of coronavirus, introduced the measure taken by the embassy to prevent the virus from entering Afghanistan.

He assured that China would give 62 Afghan students in Wuhan necessary assistance.

The students are expected to be evacuated from the city as quarantine is lifted, according to the Afghan foreign ministry.

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