Coronavirus: Estonia stops issuing tourist visas to Chinese nationals

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

Tallinn is also evacuatings its diplomats’ families back to Estonia.

“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.

“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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