Coronavirus outbreak: Latest news and live updates

Coronavirus outbreak: Latest news and live updates

In this file image, Russian International Minister Sergei Lavrov, suitable, satisfies with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Sochi on Might 13, 2019. Pavel Golovkin/AFP by using Getty Pictures

Russian Overseas Minister Sergey Lavrov and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi discussed measures taken to beat the unfold of Wuhan coronavirus in a telephone dialogue, the Russian International Ministry explained Saturday. 

“The Russian facet appreciated the measures taken by China to beat the unfold of the condition triggered by coronavirus,” the Russian ministry stated in a statement. “The challenges of Russian-Chinese cooperation in this spot ended up discussed.”

Russian Aerospace Forces planes will evacuate citizens from China on Feb. 3 and 4 soon after two men and women have been confirmed to have coronavirus on Friday, Russian Information Agency TASS quoted Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov as declaring Saturday.

“Due to the reality that it has taken selected time to finalize the coordination of flight data by the Chinese facet, the evacuation of Russian nationals from China by planes of the Aerospace Power will be carried out on February 3 – 4,” Peskov said, according to TASS.

TASS added that formal figures reveal 341 Russian citizens are in the evacuation area, such as 300 persons in Wuhan.

In a tweet by the Russian Govt on Saturday, flights concerning Russia and China will be suspended, aside from Aeroflot flights to Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Hong Kong. 4 Chinese airlines which fly to Moscow will remain in procedure.

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