“The bringing back into the country of over 15 thousand Azerbaijani citizens being abroad has been ensured. The people brought back are being placed in special quarantine zones”, Hikmet Hajiyev, Assistant to the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan - Head of the Foreign Policy Department of the Presidential Administration, said at a press conference organized by the Task Force under the Cabinet of Ministers, ONA reports.
H. Hajiyev said the arrival in and departure from Azerbaijan by air and ground ways have been suspended till April 20: “This does not apply to cargo transportations and is designed for focusing attention on internal infection cases. It is also done for regulating the issue related to the quarantine places allocated for quarantine measures. We also thank our citizens being abroad for their understanding. Although the borders are closed, the exclusive cases take place. The cases of bringing of corpses in Azerbaijan were observed during the last two days. The relatives of those persons appealed to border service, and this issue was taken into consideration on the basis of the humanism principle”.
The assistant to the Azerbaijani President noted that our diplomatic missions abroad are in constant contact with our citizens: “The citizens with urgent needs are supported by our diplomatic missions, and the students are supported by the Ministry of Education”.