Russia to reopen air communication with Abkhazia
Moscow, Jul 31 (Prensa Latina) Russia will reopen on Saturday the air communication with the self-proclaimed Republic of Abkhazia, where its spas are expected to host thousands of tourists from Abkhazia, the general staff operating to fight against the Covid-19 pandemic advanced on Friday.
At the end of a meeting of the aforementioned staff, it was decided to resume flights to Abkhazia. This is in response to a recommendation by the Federal Service for the Control of Consumption and Population Welfare, in charge of epidemiological surveillance, and the Ministry of Health.
Likewise, more decisions regarding the opening of borders with other States are being studied and that information will be announced on due time, according to a press release from the aforementioned agency.
Resumption of air travel to the UK, Turkey and Tanzania is also scheduled for tomorrow. Flights will depart from this capital, Saint Petersburg, the Moscow province and the southern city of Rostov-on-Don.
In the case of Turkey, there will be at least five cities, including Ankara, Istanbul and Anatolia, London and the Tanzanian, the Zanzibar archipelago will be the destinations in the UK's case.
Russia closed its borders since March 27, to prevent the spread of the SARS CoV-2 coronavirus, which causes Covid-19 disease, which has brought about 13,963 deaths and 839,918 Covid-19 cases in the country.
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