France announces the suspension of flights with Brazil until further notice


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                French Prime Minister Jean Castex announced Tuesday before Parliament that France has decided to suspend all its flights with Brazil "until further notice" due to the concern caused by the Brazilian mutated strain of the Corona virus.

                                    <p>Paris has decided to suspend all flights with Brazil "until further notice" due to concern over the Brazilian mutated strain <a target="_blank" href="فرنسا/20210412-فرنسا-فيروس-كورونا-هل-تتطلب-العودة-إلى-الحياة-العادية-تلقيح-90٪؜-من-البالغين" rel="noopener"><strong>Coronavirus,</strong></a>  According to what was announced by Prime Minister Jean Castex on Tuesday during the questioning session of the government in the National Assembly.

Castex said: “We note that the situation is getting more serious, and we decided to suspend all flights between Brazil and France until further notice.” On Monday, Transport Minister Jean-Baptiste Djebari said that France “kept a few trips” with Brazil.

The maintenance of the flights was justified by respecting the law, as the Council of State, the highest administrative authority in France, stipulated that French citizens “in the name of freedom of movement, should be able to come”.

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And in front of opposition criticism, he denied Jan Castex Any failure, indicating that travelers coming from Brazil must obtain a negative test and be quarantined for a period of ten days.

France is still suffering from the third wave of the Corona virus, as indicators do not show improvement in hospitals, with more than 99,000 deaths recorded and treatment for about 6 thousand people infected with Covid-19 in intensive care departments, which raises doubts about the possibility of easing restrictions.

France 24 / AFP



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