Interior Ministry: All crossing points closed for arrivals from Lebanon except cargo trucks

Damascus, SANA – The Interior Ministry announced that all crossing points have been closed for arrivals from Lebanon as part of the steps to confront the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

In a statement on Sunday evening, the Ministry said the decision includes Syrian citizens, and will come into force as of midnight on 23/03/2020 and until further notice.

The decision excludes cargo trucks, with the stipulation that drivers must undergo the necessary medical tests at border crossing points.

The Ministry also announced that the Kasab crossing point will be closed as of 12 PM on Monday 23/03/2020 and until further notice.

Hazem Sabbagh

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