Iran Suspends Direct Flights to and from China
publish date: Sunday 02 February 2020
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MRUD NEWS—Following dissemination of epidemic coronavirus (CoV) that originated in Wuhan, China, Iran has suspended direct flights to and from China temporarily.
This is to prevent dissemination of this virus to Iran.
According to the Spokesman of Iran Airports Company, Reza Jafarzadeh, "all measures are in place to screen incoming travelers and disinfect planes flying to China".
Iran is arranging to return Iranian passengers from China subsequently, he added.