Nation Current Affairs 22 Feb 2020 China drags its feet ...

China drags its feet on India's rescue flight to Wuhan

PTI
Published Feb 22, 2020, 10:54 am IST
Updated Feb 22, 2020, 10:54 am IST
India wants to send relief supplies to Indians stranded in Wuhan and bring them back
Indians who were air-lifted from coronavirus-hit city of Wuhan in China stand in a queue to collect release certificates from medics at a quarantine facility at Chhawla in New Delhi on February 17, 2020. A total of 650 people were brought back from Wuhan in China on February 1- 2 in two 747 Boeing Air India aircraft. (PTI)
 Indians who were air-lifted from coronavirus-hit city of Wuhan in China stand in a queue to collect release certificates from medics at a quarantine facility at Chhawla in New Delhi on February 17, 2020. A total of 650 people were brought back from Wuhan in China on February 1- 2 in two 747 Boeing Air India aircraft. (PTI)

New Delhi: India and China seemed to be locked in a dispute over clearance for an Indian flight that will evacuate Indians quarantined in the coronavirus-stricken city of Wuhan in Hubei province.

An Indian official said China was deliberately delaying the clearance.

 

The IAF flight is expected to carry relief supplies to Indian in Wuhan and bring back more Indians from that city.

China maintained there is no delay.

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Location: India, Delhi, New Delhi




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