MOSCOW, may 15 — RIA Novosti. No need to introduce exit visas for Russians in connection with the pandemic coronavirus no, said the Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in an interview with RBC.

Commenting on the possibility of introducing a so-called exit visas, he said, “I don’t know who is talking about it. If people yearn for the Soviet Union, perhaps, it is their right.”

“I see no need and have not heard about any plans of this kind among people who have a little bit related to the adoption of appropriate decisions,” — said the Minister.

Russia on the background of the pandemic coronavirus as of March 27, stopped regular and Charter flights with other countries. With the exception of export routes, as well as the cargo, postal, health and humanitarian flights, stretches of empty planes to maintenance, transit flights with a landing to refuel or change crew in Russia and the flights carried out by separate decisions of the government of the Russian Federation.

the world health organization on 11 March announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, there have been recorded more than 4.2 million cases of infection, over 294 thousand people died.