“In general, about 500 Azerbaijani citizens are studying in China at the moment”, Azerbaijani Minister of Education said at the press conference ONA reports.
According to the Minister, the number of citizens, studying by the state line, is 62: “We have 7 citizens, studying in coronavirus-affected zones of China. Ministry of Education always keeps contact with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Azerbaijan’s Embassy in China. According to the information we got, more than 50 countries have appealed to China to evacuate their citizens. According to the information we obtained from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, a meeting will be held at the Chinese MFA today. Later, there should be a statement on which steps are planned to be taken by China. After the statement, the following measures will be taken. We keep the issue in the focus of attention.”