347 Mongolians arriving on Russian military transport planes

2020-05-13 15:38:19

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Last week, Minister of Defense of Mongolia N.Enkhbold put forth a request to his Russian counterpart Sergey Shoigu to bring Mongolian students at the universities and colleges of the Russian Ministry of Defense home on Russia’s military transport aircraft during their virtual meeting last week.

Following the request, a total of 347 Mongolian students and military officers in Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Novosibirsk and other cities of Russia are coming back to their home country, today on May 13. Three military transport planes of Russia carrying them are scheduled to arrive in Ulaanbaatar today, with the first one already landed.

The students and officers will be immediately put under mandatory isolation and will be tested for COVID-19 by tonight as they are considered to be arriving from high-risk regions and even some of them were in contact with COVID-19 patients or were recovered from the coronavirus, reported the operative team of the State Emergency Commission.

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