The less well off will have to wait a little longer. France has already organized the return of more than 60,000 French people among the 130,000 stranded abroad by the Covid-19, the French Foreign Minister announced on Monday, estimating that “a good week” will be the time necessary to complete these repatriations.
The plan put in place “has made it possible in recent days for more than 60,000 French people to return to France,” said Jean-Yves Le Drian. “I think we will have another good week,” he added.
Senegal, Peru, Emirates, Tunisia, Morocco, Turkey… Many countries have suspended their air links with France, one of the countries most affected in Europe by the coronavirus after Italy and Spain. The trap then closed on all foreign nationals present on their territory. French people abroad who wish to return are invited to register on the Ariane system – via the Quai d’Orsay website (Click on the link to access it) – so that they can be reached.
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