First group of Algerians stranded in Turkey lands in Algiers

A first group of Algerian nationals stranded in Istanbul, Turkey, as part of the prevention measures taken to reuce the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic, arrived early Saturday in Algiers.

Composed of 269 people, the group arrived Saturday before dawn at Houari-Boumediene International Airport onboard Air Algerie plane. 

Upon their arrival, these people were welcomed by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sabri Boukadoum, Minister of Interior, Local Government and Land Management, Kamel Beldjoud, the Minister of Communication, Government

Spokesman, Ammar Belhimer, as well as those of Health, Population and Hospital Reform, Abderrahmane Benbouzid, Minister of Public Works and Transport, Farouk Chiali, and Algiers governor, Youcef Chorfa. 

These people will be placed in quarantine at the Mazafran Hotel.

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