Russia suspends issuing Chinese citizens visas

Moscow, 31 Jan – “News.Economy.” The government is preparing a draft resolution on the temporary suspension of issuing work visas to Russia for citizens of China, said Vice-Premier of the Russian Federation Tatyana Golikova.

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“We are preparing the draft government resolution on temporary ban on work visas to citizens of the people’s Republic of China”, – said the speaker reporters on Friday after a meeting of the operational headquarters on control and prevention of introduction and spread of novel coronavirus infection in Russia.

31 Dec 2019 China notified the world health organization pneumonia of unknown type in Wuhan, a major commercial and industrial centre with a population of over 11 million people. January 7, managed to identify the causative agent, the virus 2019-nCoV. The who declared the outbreak in China emergency of international scope. To date, the total number infected with the novel coronavirus in China has exceeded 9, 8 thousand more than 200 people have died, TASS reported. Text: News.Economy