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S. Korea to send 3rd flight to Wuhan to bring home Korean nationals, families
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SEOUL, Feb. 9 (Yonhap) -- South Korea said Sunday that it will send an additional flight to the central Chinese city of Wuhan to evacuate about a hundred Korean nationals and their Chinese family members as concerns are growing over the global spread of the new coronavirus.

South Korea earlier sent two chartered flights to Wuhan, the epicenter of the highly contagious virus, to shuttle around 700 South Koreans back home. More than 200 South Korean nationals and Chinese family members are staying there and in surrounding areas amid little progress in relevant negotiations with China.

"We have decided to deploy one additional temporarily arranged flight, and it will fly to Wuhan at the earliest date possible as soon as relevant discussions with Chinese authorities are complete," Minister of Health and Welfare Park Neung-hoo said in a briefing on Sunday.

Park said that the Chinese government had maintained that Chinese family members not board a chartered evacuation plane but recently changed their stance to allow their evacuation as well.

Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha said in the briefing that the South Korean consulate in Wuhan has confirmed that there are around 230 South Korean nationals and Chinese family members staying in the city, expecting that some 100 of them would apply to board the third chartered plane.

"We are conducting a survey on those people, which will be completed by midnight," she added. "Detailed schedules are being discussed with the Chinese side now."


 

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