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Flight with 19 Russians flew from Tashkent to St. Petersburg

The airline Uzbekistan Airways on Sunday will be delivered on a Charter flight 19 Russians from Tashkent to St. Petersburg, told RIA Novosti in the press service of the Russian Embassy in Uzbekistan.

The authorities of Uzbekistan from March 16 to April 30, suspended transport links with other countries because of the threat of the spread of coronavirus. For foreign citizens and compatriots was organized by the charters home. However, with March 30 in the country were closed all the airports stopped flights, was suspended Charter flights according to special government decisions. From 8 may, the flights were resumed.

According to the Embassy of the Russian Federation, to date, Charter flights home were taken almost 3 thousand Russians. In March the Charter of Aeroflot and Uzbekistan Airways fly to Moscow, Yekaterinburg, Novosibirsk and Saint Petersburg.

The Ministry of transport of Uzbekistan in the period from late may to early June was organized by 13 Charter flights for the removal of citizens of the Republic of Russia. It is also planned that these flights home will be able to return the Russian citizens remaining in Uzbekistan.

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.

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