COVID-19 - Q&A from the press briefing (24 Mar. 2020)


Q: Could you provide an update on the number of French citizens still stranded abroad? Has no solution been found in some places? What is the situation with respect to French citizens still stranded in the Maghreb (Morocco, Tunisia..), Peru (notably in the Cusco region), the Philippines, etc.? Is the Crisis and Support Center still mobilizing its efforts? Are repatriation operations envisaged in certain instances?

A: Please refer to the joint communiqué issued by the minister for Europe and foreign and affairs and the minister of state for transport yesterday.

The transport plan that has been introduced has already allowed almost 80,000 of our compatriots to return to France.