01 February 2020 – Recent arrivals from China prohibited from entering Kurdistan

Type of Intervention: Advisory, Regulation
Sectors Involved: Foreign Affairs, Immigration, Local Government
Intervention Categories: International travel measures
Level of Jurisdiction: Regional
Lead People/Agency: Lieutenant-Colonel Rizgar Afandi

Overview: Individuals coming from China and those who travelled to China after Jan 14,2020 were not allowed to enter the Kurdistan region. Kurdish citizens intending to travel to China were advised to postpone their trips until further notice.
Full details here: https://www.kurdistan24.net/en/news/bf644682-e7fa-4cd7-9e25-ebe4c33f4c6a

Type of Justification: No justification given