Xi Jinping calls Mattarella
The chinese president, Xi Jinping, has talked on the phone with the leaders of the countries most affected by the epidemic of Covid-19 in the world: Italy, Iran and South Korea. According to the State tv Cctv, speaking with the president Sergio Mattarella, Xi has expressed his "sincere condolences" to the Italian people for the crisis it is facing. The chinese president has done the same thing by speaking with the leaders of South Korea and Iran.
Quarantine for those arriving in New Zealand
By Sunday, even the people that arrive in New Zealand will have to quarantine for 14 days. This was announced by the premier Jacinda Ardern few hours before you have cleared the commemoration ceremony for a year from the attacks in the mosques of Christchurch.
"This decision will ensure that New Zealand has the most extensive and stringent measures to control the border adopted in the world," said Arden urging his fellow citizens to avoid travel to non-essential abroad. The measure also prohibits the berthing of cruise ships in ports of new zealand until 30 June next.
About the decision to cancel the commemoration of the 50 victims of the massacre carried out last march 15 in two mosques by a right-wing extremist australian, Ardern said that it is "a pragmatic decision" to avoid the spread of the virus, which has "very saddened". So far New Zealand has 6 confirmed cases of Covid-19.
the Saudi Arabia suspends flights international
Saudi Arabia has announced the suspension of all international flights for two weeks, as a response to the epidemic of Covid-19. "The government of the Kingdom decided to suspend international flights for two weeks starting tomorrow, as part of its efforts to prevent the spread of the coronavirus", has informed the ministry of Foreign affairs in a tweet.
The kingdom had already halted flights to some Countries, and closed schools and universities as part of measures to contain the disease. "A permit outstanding will be granted to all citizens and residents that are not able to return (in Saudi Arabia) because of the suspension of the flights or they were quarantined on their return in the kingdom," writes the official press agency, Spa, quoting the ministry.
it Is the latest measure taken by the Riad to combat the pandemic coronavirus, after the suspension of the pilgrimage, the minor muslim - Umrah in the holy cities of Mecca and Medina, the entrance to which is now prohibited for the pilgrims. The suspension of flights and the Umrah, which attracts millions of pilgrims every year, raises uncertainties around the great pilgrimage of the Hajj, one of the pillars of the islamic faith, which should begin at the end of July.
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