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The two flights were conducted by Vietnamese authorities, the Vietnamese economic – cultural office in Taipei, the Vietnam Airlines and Taiwanese relevant authorities.

The passengers were the elderly, the ill, pregnant women, workers with expired contracts, and students who have finished their eduation.

The Vietnamese office in Taipei sent its staff to the airport to support the citizens with boarding procedures.

During the flights, strict security, safety measures were carried out to ensure passengers’ health and prevent the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.

After landing at Cam Ranh airport in Khanh Hoa province, all passengers and crew members were checked their health and sent to quarantine sites in line with regulations.

Repatriation flights will be arranged in the coming time to bring home more Vietnamese citizens abroad in line with citizens’ wishes, the development of the COVID-19 pandemic and quarantine capacity at home./

BTA