Guyana, Suriname Border to Remain Closed due to COVID

“Both sides agreed that as soon as it is safe to do so, the border between the two countries will be opened, but that the health and safety of the general population of both States must take precedence over the reopening of the border,” a joint statement from the Heads of State explained.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As part of discussions during a four-day state visit to Suriname last week, Presidents Irfaan Ali and Chan Santokhi acknowledged the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the world and took note of the recent development of vaccines to prevent the contraction of the novel coronavirus.

“Both sides agreed that as soon as it is safe to do so, the border between the two countries will be opened, but that the health and safety of the general population of both States must take precedence over the reopening of the border,” a joint statement from . . .

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