“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 noted entrance and exit to the territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan via ground and air transport have been suspended until April 20: “It does not involve cargo transportation. It aims at focusing on internal infection cases, as well as regulating the issue, regarding quarantine zones allocated for quarantine purposes. We express our gratitude to Azerbaijani citizens, living abroad, for their understanding. Although borders have been closed, there are exceptional cases. In the last two days, there have been cases of the evacuation of corpses from Russia to the Republic of Azerbaijan. Relatives of those people appealed, the issue has been taken into consideration on the basis of humanism principle.”
Assistant to the President of Azerbaijan has noted that our diplomatic representatives in foreign countries are in contact with our citizens: “ Citizens who are in necessary need are supported by our diplomatic representatives, while students by Ministry of Education.”