Kazakhstan to send planes to China to evacuate its citizens

People wear masks to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus in Bangkok, Thailand January 28, 2020. (File photo: Reuters)

Kazakhstan will send two planes to China on February 10 and February 12 to evacuate its citizens amid a coronavirus outbreak, the Central Asian nation’s foreign ministry said on Monday.

Out of 719 Kazakhs remaining in China, 391 have asked to be repatriated, it said in a statement. The flights will also take 47 Chinese citizens to Beijing.


Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:53 - GMT 06:53