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Morocco suspended all air links with France

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The Moroccan Press Agency (MAP) said on Thursday that Morocco would suspend flights to and from France from Friday evening, while the corona virus outbreak on the old continent was on the rise again.

The Morocco The decision to suspend regular flights to and from France due to the resumption of the Covit-19 epidemic came to light on Thursday, November 25, from the Moroccan Foreign Ministry.

“This decision will take effect on November 26, 2021 at 11:59 pm (22:59 GMT), until further notice,” the MAP Press Agency said in an official statement.

“Protecting Profits”

The announcement states that “Kovit-19’s Intervention Monitoring Intervenes to Protect Morocco’s Achievements in the Management of the Govt-19 Epidemic and to Overcome the Deterioration of Health in Some Countries Around Europe.”

Faced the fifth wave of epidemics, The French government announced on Thursday that it was strengthening health measures, Without regard to restraining order or curfew.

France is Morocco’s leading economic partner. Cultural and human relations are also close: more than 1.3 million Moroccans live in France and nearly 80,000 French people live in Morocco.

Reinforced precautions

About two weeks ago, the Kingdom tightened controls on its borders due to an increase in cases of Covit-19 pollution in Europe.

Henceforth, in addition to the mandatory health pass and negative PCR tests, upon arrival in Morocco, travelers are double-checked, describing the press release by means of thermal cameras and electronic thermometers and antigenic tests.

Any traveler who is positive at the time of arrival, at the expense of the airline or maritime company, excluding permanent residents of Morocco, will be immediately repatriated to their country of birth.

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These measures are of concern to all people coming from so-called “List B” countries, many countries in the European Union and the United Kingdom.Algeria And Tunisia, according to the latest update from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Last month, Moroccan authorities already suspended flights to Germany, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and Russia because of the health situation in these four countries.

If the epidemic situation in Morocco continues to improve, Allowed the lifting of the National Night Curfew Order in early NovemberThis fall Europe again became a global hub for epidemics.

With AFP