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The Embassy of the Republic of South Sudan in Washington D.C wishes to inform the public that the Government of the Republic of South Sudan, mindful of the high risk posed by the spread of the COVID-19 virus has taken strict measures to curb the spread by closing Juba International Airport and all other international airports destined to and from South Sudan.
All land border crossings are closed to buses, and vehicles as of March 23, 2020, until further notice. Exemptions are granted to:
- Food Cargo flights.
- Aircraft in state of emergency.
- Flights passing through South Sudan airspace to destinations further afield.
- Humanitarian aid operations, including medical and relief flights.
- Alternate aerodromes identified in the flight plan, including extended diversion time operations.
- Technical landings provided that passengers will not disembark
- Cargo Vehicles and fuel tankers.
In light of the above, The Embassy has suspended the issuance of all entry visas to South Sudan and Emergency Travel Documents as of Wednesday, March 25, 2020, until further notice.
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