Washington returns diplomats to China

More than 100 diplomats flew to Guangzhou via Seoul.

More than 100 American diplomats and their families have flown to China. This became known from the internal e-mail correspondence of the State Department.

Washington has begun implementing plans to re-equip the diplomatic mission, which was evacuated in February due to the coronavirus epidemic.

A commercial Charter flight took off from the airport. Dulles near Washington to the South Korean capital of Seoul, where passengers made a transfer to go to the Chinese city of Guangzhou.
According to an e-mail seen by Reuters, additional flights are planned for the return of the diplomats.