The Memorandum will be valid until the end of 2020.

The President of the United States Donald trump signed a Memorandum under which the us authorities can impose visa sanctions against countries, against the backdrop of a pandemic coronavirus is not taken out of its citizens, prevent their return, or postpone the solution. Document published on the White house website.

Countries that do not return from the United States its citizens or unreasonably delay solution during the ongoing pandemic pose unacceptable risks to the health of Americans, indicated in document. “The United States must be able to enforce the return of foreign citizens and citizens”, — said in a Memorandum.

Later will be the list of such countries. If they will resume the export of its citizens, then sanctions can be lifted. U.S. Secretary of state instructed to start realization of the plan for the imposition of restrictions not later than one week after receipt of the list of countries. The Memorandum will be valid until the end of 2020.