How do you repatriate millions of stranded citizens during the coronavirus lockdown?

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How do you repatriate millions of stranded citizens during the coronavirus lockdown?

Thursday, 7 May

Since the coronavirus outbreak an estimated 1.3 million Brits have returned to the UK - from Basra to Bangladesh, Morocco to New Zealand.

But how do you organise such a huge scale operation when so many countries are on lockdown?

In this episode ITV News International Affairs Editor Rageh Omaar speaks to Director-General for COVID-19 response at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office Menna Rawlings and spokesperson of Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs Lior Haiat to find out how they have repatriated nationals from virtually every corner of the globe.

Together they explain what's been going on behind the scenes and how they have helped bring back each other's citizens.

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