A health worker guides travellers arriving from China at a Covid-19 testing centre at Incheon International Airport in South Korea on January 3. Photo: AFP
A health worker guides travellers arriving from China at a Covid-19 testing centre at Incheon International Airport in South Korea on January 3. Photo: AFP

South Korean and Japanese coronavirus travel restrictions ‘excessive’, China’s foreign minister says

  • China’s foreign minister calls measures taken by Tokyo and Seoul discriminatory and unscientific
  • S Korea and Japan respond by describing Beijing’s suspension of short-term visas as regrettable