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China advises foreign diplomats to stop coming to Beijing

Reuters | Beijing | Updated: 03-04-2020 12:27 IST | Created: 03-04-2020 12:27 IST
China advises foreign diplomats to stop coming to Beijing

China's foreign ministry is advising foreign diplomats to stop coming to Beijing, after the country temporarily banned most foreigners from entering to prevent a resurgence of a coronavirus epidemic, a spokeswoman said on Friday.

Foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying told reporters during a daily briefing that the ministry was aware of confirmed coronavirus cases among foreign diplomats in China.



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