2020.02.05 11:06

Coronavirus: Estonia stops issuing tourist visas to Chinese nationals 2020.02.05 11:06

Tallinn has stopped issuing tourist visas to Chinese nationals, according to the Estonian public broadcaster ERR.

Tallinn is also evacuating its diplomats' families back to Estonia.

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"We are also reducing those aspects of the embassy's functions which do not provide consular assistance to Estonian nationals," the country's Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu told ERR.

"We have also forwarded a warning to Estonian tourism firms," Reinsalu said, adding that China is also not permitting tourist groups to leave the country.

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