According to a report by the Russian satellite news agency on the 21st, about 20 countries around the world, including at least 14 EU member states, have interrupted or restricted transportation with the United Kingdom after the more infectious coronavirus strain has emerged in the United Kingdom.
The Dutch government first announced on Saturday that it would suspend flights with the United Kingdom until January 1. After that, Belgium announced the closure of its border with Britain for at least 24 hours.
As a result, British railway traffic with Brussels, London and Amsterdam was also interrupted. Italy, Germany, Bulgaria, Ireland, Lithuania, Latvia, Finland stopped flights with the United Kingdom. France suspended all traffic with the United Kingdom for 48 hours.
Sweden prohibits its nationals from going to the UK. Greece imposes a seven-day quarantine on inbound British nationals, Cyprus imposes a two-week quarantine, and Spain strengthens control over inbound British nationals.
In addition to the EU countries, Turkey, Switzerland, Canada and Argentina have suspended flights with the United Kingdom. Meanwhile, Saudi Arabia completely closed its borders for a week and cancelled all international flights.
The Russian COVID-19 Prevention and Control Headquarters previously said that it was paying attention to the situation in the United Kingdom, and all relevant decisions will be notified separately.