About 25 million who want to return home Russians remain abroad

Abroad are more than 25 thousand Russians "stuck" there because of the pandemic coronavirus in the near future it is planned to export about 10 flights, said the Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.

According to the Minister, such decisions are made taking into account the epidemiological situation.

"Yes. Now the confirmed list that is verified on all sides, contain 25 thousand 159 people", - said the head of the foreign Ministry.

Lavrov also noted that March 18 was secured export a little more than 240 thousand Russians from abroad.

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 (crew change) on the territory of the country and the flights carried out by separate decisions of the government of the Russian Federation.

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