[size=36]Foreign Ministry describes the decision to suspend the travel of Iraqi arrivals as "illegal"[/size]
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, Foreign Minister Muhammad Ali al-Hakim, on Thursday, described the Aviation Authority's decision to suspend the flights of Iraqi expatriates as "illegal."
Al-Hakim said in a tweet on Twitter, "The Iraqi Foreign Ministry through its embassies and consulates abroad is still implementing the instructions of the Prime Minister and the ministerial and parliamentary committees in facilitating the task of returning Iraqis to their country and that the decision of the Aviation Authority to suspend all flights for Iraqi expatriates is illegal and contrary to instructions."
The Director General of the Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority, Dureid Yahya Jasim, announced, on Thursday, that the flights of Iraqi expatriates will be inherited from 12:00 this day, indicating that this comes for the purpose of creating places for quarantine for Iraqi expatriates in order to preserve the health and safety of citizens.
Jassim said in a statement, which received / Mawazine News / a copy of it, that "the decision to wait for those trips came according to the recommendations of the Consultative Committee for the new Corona virus in the Ministry of Health and decided in light of this to quarantine all Iraqis coming from outside Iraq for a period of 14 days, and with the aim of supporting national efforts Aimed at curbing the spread of the Corona virus emerging (Covid-19).
The Aviation Authority affirmed, "its full commitment to implement the decisions of the highest authorities in the country represented by the Cabinet and the crisis cell for the Diwaniyah Order No. 55 of 2020, until the developments regarding the return of air navigation in the country to normalcy." Ended 29 / h