SPAIN joins France and the UK in allowing their citizens to return to their homeland
In a statement released on Monday by the Spanish Foreign minister, the Spanish government has committed to repatriate Spanish nationals fleeing the Wuhan area of China
The Spanish government is working closely with officials in Beijing and the European Union’s international consulates to welcome home 20 Spanish from the Wuhan and Hubei areas of China.
According to Spain’s Foreign Minister, Arancha Gonzalez Laya, made the promise on her Twitter feed but did not give any further details on the processes.
It is thought that any national wanting to return to Spain will be subject to the countries new coronavirus procedures in which they will be contained and fully examined to make sure they are not carrying the virus.
Spain joins France and the UK in allowing their citizens to return to their homeland.
In a statement released by French Health Minister Agnes Buzyn on Sunday, he explained that the returnees will be subjected to a 14 day quarantine procedure before being allowed back permanently.
The US has committed so far to extract personnel from their US consulate in Wuhan and will allow a limited number of seats to private US citizens.