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The passengers included children under 18 years old, the elderly, students who completed their studies, and others in extremely disadvantaged circumstances.

The Vietnamese Embassies sent staff to Germany’s Frankfurt airport, where the citizens gathered, to help them complete check-in procedures before boarding.

During the flight, safety and preventive measures against the COVID-19 pandemic were strictly carried out to protect the passengers’ health and prevent the spread of the disease.

All passengers and crew members received medical check-ups and were sent to quarantine in line with regulations fight after landing at the Van Don international airport in Quang Ninh province.

More Vietnamese citizens in disadvantaged circumstances abroad will continue to be brought home on repatriation flight in the coming time in line with their wishes, the developments of the COVID-19 pandemic, and quarantine capacity at home./.

BTA