28 Januari, 2020

Japan to send charter flight to Wuhan to bring citizens home

Japan's government will send a chartered flight to Wuhan on Tuesday night to evacuate its nationals wishing to return home.

Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi told reporters the flight would be able to carry around 200 passengers, but said about 650 Japanese citizens are hoping to come back to Japan.

Motegi said the government is making arrangements for additional flights that will leave for Wuhan as early as Wednesday.

Source: Al-Jazeera