South Korean President Moon cancels planned trip to the UAE, Egypt and Turkey over coronavirus

South Korean President Moon cancels planned trip to the UAE, Egypt and Turkey over coronavirus
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  • calendar-gray 04 March 2020

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Wednesday canceled his planned trip to the UAE, Egypt and Turkey in mid-March, over coronavirus, according to the presidential Blue House, APA rpeorts quoting Reuters. 

“In response to the recent nationwide spread of COVID-19, we have decided not to go ahead with trips,” said presidential blue house spokesman Kang Min-seok in a statement. 

South Korea reported 516 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, raising the country’s total tally to 5,328.

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