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By Vinershea | Apr 13, 2020 05:32 PM

Amid the coronavirus outbreak and crisis, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is planning to impose restrictions on countries that refuse to accept their citizens who wish to leave the Gulf nation.

uae plans action against nations not taking back their citizens

As per a NDTV report, the Ministry of Human Resources & Emiratisation is planning to suspend its memorandum of understanding with certain countries, state-run WAM news agency reported  

This decision comes after nations didn't respond to requests from their citizens for repatriation. Currently, U.A.E. is home to more than 9 million people, mostly expatriates (refers to professionals, skilled workers, or artists taking positions outside their home). 

Days after the nation reported 3,736 confirmed virus cases with 20 deaths. The malls, restaurants and flights have been shut and people are under strict lockdown.

As per Dubai-based Gulf News, the U.A.E.'s Ambassador to India Ahmed Abdul Rahman Al Banna said, the U.A.E. has offered to send home stranded Indians and citizens of other countries who wish to be repatriated if they test negative for deadly COVID-19. 

He further said the U.A.E.'s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation had sent out a "note verbale" to the embassies of all countries during the past couple of weeks. However, it was not immediately clear which countries are on the list. 

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