Peru: Coronavirus:Written question - 32085

(Islington South and Finsbury)
Asked on: 19 March 2020
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Peru: Coronavirus
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with his counterpart in Peru on the (a) state of emergency and (b) effect of that state of emergency on UK nationals in that country.
Answered by: Wendy Morton
Answered on: 25 March 2020

The Foreign Secretary spoke with the Peruvian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Gustavo Meza-Cuadra, on 21 March about the impact of the ongoing State of National Emergency on UK nationals in Peru. He assured the Foreign Secretary that he would work together with the UK to make sure we could arrange flights home this week. Our Embassy is working closely with the Peruvian authorities to secure the appropriate permissions for those flights to land.

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