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The US government will reportedly evacuate its diplomats and citizens from Wuhan on a chartered plane amid the coronavirus outbreak

22 days ago   |   By Business Insider

The US government will charter a plane on Sunday to evacuate US diplomats and US citizens from Wuhan amid the coronavirus outbreak, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal .
The State Department had already ordered all non-emergency US personnel to evacuate last week, though the Chinese government issued a travel ban on the city the same day.
The 230 seats on the Boeing 767 aircraft will be offered to the around 1,000 US citizens in Wuhan.
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US orders charter flight to evacuate citizens and diplomats from virus-stricken Wuhan - report

US orders charter flight to evacuate citizens and diplomats from virus-stricken Wuhan - report

22 days ago   |   By RT

The United States is preparing to evacuate its diplomats and citizens from the Chinese city of Wuhan, according to a new report. Wuhan is the epicenter of a deadly coronavirus outbreak that has so far killed more than 40 people.
According to the Wall Street Journal's sources, Washington is sending a charter flight to Wuhan on Sunday to bring home its consular staff situated in the city of 11 million people, as well as some or all of the roughly 1,000 Americans residing locally.
The operation was reportedly green-lit by the Chinese foreign ministry, following negotiations in recent...
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