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Russia has called for the resumption of international flights

The opening of Russia's borders and air links with other countries will depend on the epidemiological situation, as the authorities focus on domestic tourism, said Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Chernyshenko.

According to him, the CPS and the relevant ministries have provided the ability to resume travel within the country but abroad such control of the spread of infection to achieve will be extremely difficult.

Chernyshenko assured that nobody is going to risk the health of Russians. He added, if you make decisions without thinking, all past efforts will be worthless.

Deputy Prime Minister agreed that accustomed to travel abroad citizens want to leave, and the Russian aviation industry would also like to resume flights.

He noted that all hope for a vaccine that will prevent new cases.

"But until we know that it is in the process of testing is, therefore, to speculate on the subject, perhaps, premature," — said Deputy Prime Minister.

However, Chernyshenko said that the traditional areas are overloaded, however there are many other options, including in Tatarstan, which is ready to accept tourists.

He admitted that talk about poor service and lack of tourist infrastructure partly true, it is necessary to change.

However, Russia has a huge potential for domestic tourism development.

"Now is the time to get to know their country", — concluded the Deputy Prime Minister.

In the spring of the pandemic coronavirus Russia halted scheduled and Charter flights with other countries. With the exception of flights which citizens are trafficked from abroad, as well as freight, postal, sanitation and other flights.

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov earlier emphasized that to speak about the exact timing of the resumption of air service is not necessary. He noted that in some States fix new foci of outbreaks and the situation remains unstable.

Recent data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.