COVID-19 – Situation of the Zaandam cruise ship - Q&A from the press briefing (02 April 2020)


Q: U.S. President Donald Trump announced that the Canadian and British passengers aboard the Zaandam would soon be evacuated. What is the situation for the approximately 100 French passengers?

A: The French authorities are mobilizing all their efforts, in coordination with the U.S. authorities, the cruise operator and our partners, particularly the Dutch, Germans and British, to allow our fellow citizens aboard the Zaandam and the Rotterdam to return to France as soon as possible and in the most optimum health conditions.