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UAE suspends entry of travelers from Indonesia, Afghanistan

Christian Fernsby |
The UAE authorities announced Saturday a suspension on traveling to and from from Indonesia and Afghanistan starting Sunday.

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Travelers who have visited these countries over the last 14 days will be suspended from entry. Transit flights to and from these countries are exempt.

The decision also imposes a ban on traveling from the UAE to the designated countries, with the exception of diplomatic missions, emergency medical treatment cases, official delegations and previously authorized economic and scientific delegations.

The announcement was carried on the state-run WAM news agency citing the General Civil Aviation Authority and the National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Management Authority.

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