China wants to curb the number of new cases coming into China with a temporary ban on foreigners, including those with a Chinese visa. Photo: AP Photo
China wants to curb the number of new cases coming into China with a temporary ban on foreigners, including those with a Chinese visa. Photo: AP Photo

‘Responsible and necessary’: China defends temporary travel ban on foreigners during pandemic

  • Beijing says it looked to other countries before formulating cross-border restrictions
  • Pledge to help mainlanders return home despite restricted flights

China wants to curb the number of new cases coming into China with a temporary ban on foreigners, including those with a Chinese visa. Photo: AP Photo
China wants to curb the number of new cases coming into China with a temporary ban on foreigners, including those with a Chinese visa. Photo: AP Photo
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